Welcome to the third Latvian lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Latvian to help you practice your daily phrases.
In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar + Rules - Latvian|
|do you have milk?|
[verb + noun] vai jums ir piens?
|I have milk and coffee|
[preposition + noun] man ir piens un kafija
|he has three apples|
[number + plural noun] viņam ir trīs āboli
|she only has one apple|
[number + singular noun] viņai ir tikai viens ābols
|we live in a small house|
[adjective + noun] mēs dzīvojam mazā mājiņā
|I like our breakfast|
[pronoun + noun] man garšo brokastis
The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.
Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.
|English - Latvian|
|Do you speak (English/ Latvian)? vai jūs runājat (angliski, latviski)?|
|Just a little tikai nedaudz|
|I like Latvian man patīk latviešu valoda|
|Can I practice with you? vai es varētu ar tevi pavingrināties?|
|How old are you? cik tev gadu?|
|I'm thirty three years old man ir 33 gadu|
|It was nice talking to you bija jauki ar jums parunāties|
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