The modern Georgian alphabet ("Mkhedruli") has 33 letters. It was probably created by Mesrop Mashtots, who is also responsible for the Armenian alphabet, as early as 4th century CE, soon after the region's conversion to Christianity. It is unicameral, meaning there is no distinction between "uppercase" or "lowercase" letters. Each letter also has a numerical value, and is used instead of "Arabic numerals" (like 1, 2, 3). The Georgian alphabet is also used to write other languages in the Kartveli
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