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A language of Israel

ISO 639-3jge

Population  59,800 in Israel (2000). Population total all countries: 79,800.
Region  Some have gone to the Russian Federation and to other countries. Also in Georgia.
Dialects  Oriental and Ashkenazic Jews in Georgia live separately; Judeo-Georgian speakers live separately from non-Jewish Georgian [kat] speakers. May not be a separate language from Georgian, but a dialect using various Hebrew loanwords.
Classification  Kartvelian, Georgian
Comments  Jewish.

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Language name   Judeo-Georgian
Population  20,000 in Georgia (1995).
Comments  Oriental and Ashkenazic Jews in Georgia live separately. Judeo-Georgians live separately from non-Jewish Georgians. Some are now in Russian Federation and other countries. Jewish.
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