Original puzzle by M. Alekseev, adapted by Yakov Testelets.

Georgian is the national language of the republic of Georgia, an ancient country in the Caucasus region that was a member of the Soviet Union from 1921 to 1991. Georgian has its own unique writing system, which is about 5,000 years old (click here for more information on Georgian, though this will not help solve the puzzle). This system is very efficient, and is used by over 5,000,000 people every day.

Here are four phrases in Georgian:

Here are two of the translations (randomly selected):

good friend of handsome sons

bad sons of handsome friends

Your task: Give the meanings of all four phrases: