Language details

SVAN Links (7)   Examples (2)   Materials (1)   Books (3)   
Alternative names: LUSHNU, SVANURI
Number of speakers: 35.000 (1975)
Language Code: SVA
In language groups: SOUTH CAUCASIAN » SVAN
Spoken in: GEORGIA [Details]
Description:

Svan is spoken by approximately 35.000 people in the high mountainous areas of the north-western Caucasus: in the Mestia and Lentekhi districts and Lata's and Ajara's village territory (Abkhazia) of Georgia.
The Svan language can be divided into... [more ...]


Links
1   'Svan' by Kevin Tuite
http://home.t-online.de/home/LINCOM.EUROPA/1545.htm
2   Chrestomathy of the Svan Language: Upper Bal Texts
http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/etca/cauc/svan/sc1/sc1001.htm
3   Svan Sample Text
http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/caucasica/svanica/gelvan.htm
4   The Consonant System of Svan
http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/didact/caucasus/kartlaut.htm#svan
5   The Lord's Prayer in Svan.
http://www.language-museum.com/s/svan.htm
6   The Vowel System of Svan
http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/didact/caucasus/kaukvok.htm#SvanUBal
7   Vowels and Consonants of Svan
http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/armazi/armaziII/svan/fr_svan.htm

Examples
1  Sazeimo - Dance Song from Svanetia
2  The Lord's Prayer in Svan

Materials
1  Svan Alphabet

Books
1   Davitiani, A.: Svanuri andazebi (Svan proverbs)
2   Hewitt, B.G (Ed.): Svan-English Dictionary
3   Tuite, Kevin: Svan




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