Professor Emeritus of Ilia University, Chief Research Worker of Arn. Chikobava Institute of Linguistics. 

The author of more than 150 scientific works, including monographs. 

The subjects of scientific interests are as follows: syntax of the Georgian language, lexicology and lexicography, normalization and standardization of the Georgian Language, the Georgian language teaching for non-Georgians, culture of speech, Georgian language and culture. Editor of the “Essays on the Culture of Georgian Speech” (v. VI-XII). 

A member of the editorial board of 13 fascicles (letters A to O) of the Comprehensive English Georgian Dictionary. Tbilisi, 1995 – 2008. 

A member of the editorial board of the Comprehensive Georgian English Dictionary (140 000 word entries), published in 2006 by Garnett Press, London (Editor in Chief – professor Donald Rayfield).