Lithuanian Gender

Welcome to the fifth Lithuanian lesson about gender. This time we will view a list of people, feminine and masculine, followed by grammar rules, finally a list of expressions in Lithuanian to help you practice your daily phrases.

man
man Audio
vyras
woman
woman Audio
moteris
husband
husband Audio
vyras
wife
wife Audio
žmona
boy
boy Audio
berniukas
girl
girl Audio
mergaitė
father
father Audio
tėvas
mother
mother Audio
motina

Gender Grammar Rules

In general, gender is used to distinguish between male and female, sometimes referred to as masculine and feminine. For example: my son and daughter are students the noun [son] is masculine, while [daughter] is feminine. The following examples use gender in different ways and places to demonstrate their behavior.

Grammar + Rules
Lithuanian
my son is a student
[masculine + noun]
mano sūnus studentas Audio
her daughter is a student
[feminine + noun]
jos dukra yra studentė Audio
he has a tall brother
[adjective + masculine]
jis turi aukštą brolį Audio
she has a tall sister
[adjective + feminine]
ji turi aukštą seserį Audio
his brothers are young
[plural masculine + adjective]
jo broliai yra jauni Audio
his sisters are young
[plural feminine + adjective]
jo seserys yra jaunos Audio

The list below will probably provide more clarification. These are family members (males and females). I think it would be wise to memorize them as part of your important vocabulary list.

son
son Audio
sūnus
daughter
daughter Audio
dukra
brother
brother Audio
brolis
sister
sister Audio
sesuo
grandfather
grandfather Audio
senelis
grandmother
grandmother Audio
močiutė
child
child Audio
vaikas
children
children Audio
vaikai

Expressions in Lithuanian

Now it's time to practice expressions used in daily conversations. If you're a beginner in learning Lithuanian, then the phrases below are something you would want to know.

English
Lithuanian
What do you mean?
ką norite pasakyti? Audio
I don't understand
aš nesuprantu Audio
I don't know
aš nežinau Audio
What is that called in Lithuanian?
kaip tai vadinasi lietuviškai? Audio
What is this?
kas čia? Audio
What does that word mean in English?
ką šis žodis reiškia angliškai? Audio
Sorry (if you made a mistake)
atsiprašau Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the gender in Lithuanian. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.

Lithuanian Plural   Lithuanian Plural

Lithuanian Numbers   Lithuanian Numbers



Share

Inspirational Quote: High achievement always takes place in a framework of high expectation. Jack Kinder