Pronounced Pron. /mɪndɪɑ/ (Georgian)
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Contributor Contrib.jurure on 4/7/2019
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a character from Khevsur folklore, whose story the Georgian poet Luka Razikashvili (1861-1915; better known under the pseudonym of Vazha-Pshavela) used as the basis for his poem Snake-Eater (1901). In turn, the Georgian composer Otar Taktakishvili (1924-1989) later used the poem as the basis for his opera Mindia (1961).Notable Georgian bearers of this name include the politician Mindia Janelidze (b. 1978) and the composer Mindia Khitarishvili (b. 1973).