Svan (Svan:ლუშნუ ნინ; lušnu nin)is a Kartevelian Language spoken by the Svan people of Georgia.

Kartevelian languages

The distribution of Kartevelian languages. Svan is in a turquoise color.

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It is recognized as a endangered language by UNESCO and it has about 3,000 to 7,000 speakers.

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Like all Kartevelian languages, it is written in the Georgian Alphabet.

Svan alphabet

The Svan alphabet