Latvian Numbers

Welcome to the sixth Latvian lesson about numbers. This time we will learn about cardinal and ordinal numbers, followed by grammar rules, then animal names, finally a conversation in Latvian to help you practice your daily phrases.

Cardinal and Ordinal
Latvian
one
viens Audio
first
pirmais Audio
two
divi Audio
second
otrais Audio
three
trīs Audio
third
trešais Audio
four
četri Audio
fourth
ceturtais Audio
five
pieci Audio
fifth
piektais Audio
six
seši Audio
sixth
sestais Audio
seven
septiņi Audio
seventh
septītais Audio
eight
astoņi Audio
eighth
astotais Audio
nine
deviņi Audio
ninth
devītais Audio
ten
desmit Audio
tenth
desmitais Audio
eleven
vienpadsmit Audio
eleventh
vienpadsmitais Audio
twelve
divpadsmit Audio
twelfth
divpadsmitais Audio
thirteen
trīspadsmit Audio
thirteenth
trīspadsmitais Audio
fourteen
četrpadsmit Audio
once
vienreiz Audio
fifteen
piecpadsmit Audio
twice
divreiz Audio
sixteen
sešpadsmit Audio
Monday
pirmdiena Audio
seventeen
septiņpadsmit Audio
Tuesday
otrdiena Audio
eighteen
astoņpadsmit Audio
Wednesday
trešdiena Audio
nineteen
deviņpadsmit Audio
Thursday
ceturtdiena Audio
twenty
divdesmit Audio
Friday
piektdiena Audio
seventy one
septiņdesmit viens Audio
Saturday
sestdiena Audio
one hundred
simts Audio
Sunday
svētdiena Audio

Numbers Grammar Rules

Latvian cardinal numbers refer to the counting numbers, because they show quantity. For example: I speak two languages. Ordinal numbers on the other hand tell the order of things and their rank: my first language is Latvian. The examples below use numbers in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Latvian
I have three dogs
[number + noun]
man ir trīs suņi Audio
my daughter has two cats
[number + noun]
manai meitai ir divi kaķi Audio
she speaks seven languages
[verb + number]
viņa runā septiņās valodās Audio
my brother has one son
[number + singular noun]
manam brālim ir viens dēls Audio
this is my second lesson
[ordinal number + noun]
šī ir mana otrā nodarbība Audio
did you read the third book?
[ordinal number + noun]
vai jūs izlasījāt trešo grāmatu? Audio

We're not done yet! The following is a list of animals.

cow
cow Audio
govs
goat
goat Audio
kaza
donkey
donkey Audio
ēzelis
horse
horse Audio
zirgs
dog
dog Audio
suns
cat
cat Audio
kaķis
mouse
mouse Audio
pele
bird
bird Audio
putns

Conversation in Latvian

Now we finally reach the last part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Latvian
Where are you from?
no kurienes jūs esat? Audio
I'm from the U.S
es esmu no asv Audio
I'm American
es esmu amerikānis Audio
Where do you live?
kur tu dzīvo? Audio
I live in the U.S
es dzīvoju asv Audio
What do you do for a living?
par ko jūs strādājat? Audio
I'm a student
es esmu students Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about numbers in Latvian? I hope so, if you have any problem with this lesson contact me with questions you have here. You can now check the next lesson below.

Latvian Gender   Latvian Gender

Latvian Phrases   Latvian Phrases



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