Welcome to the 10th lesson about verbs in Lithuanian. We will first learn about the present tense, followed by the past tense, and future tense. We will also analyze some grammar rules, and finally practice how to ask for direction in Lithuanian.
Verbs are used to express an action (I swim) or a state of being (I am). The present tense in Lithuanian conveys a situation or event in the present time. Here are some examples:
|I speak English||aš kalbu angliškai|
|you speak French||jūs kalbate prancūziškai|
|he speaks German||jis kalba vokiškai|
|she speaks Italian||ji kalba itališkai|
|we speak Arabic||mes kalbame arabiškai|
|they speak Chinese||jie kalba kiniškai|
The past tense in Lithuanian conveys a situation or event in the past time. Here are some examples:
The future tense in Lithuanian conveys a situation or event which is anticipated to happen in the future. Here are some examples:
|I will drink milk||aš gersiu pieną|
|you will drink coffee||jūs gersite kavą|
|he will drink tea||jis gers arbatą|
|she will drink water||ji gers vandenį|
|we will drink apple juice||mes gersime obuolių sultis|
|they will drink tea||jie gers arbatą|
Now let's take a break and refresh our vocabulary by learning the body parts.
Travel Phrases in Lithuanian
Imagine yourself in some Lithuanian speaking country. The following travel phrases are highly important and can help you avoid misunderstanding. Try to memorize them and practice!
|Can you help me?||ar galite man padėti?|
|Can I help you?||kuo galiu jums padėti?|
|Where is the airport?||kur yra oro uostas?|
|Go straight||eikite tiesiai|
|Turn left||sukite kairėn|
|Turn right||sukite dešinėn|
I hope this lesson about the verbs in Lithuanian was not hard for you. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.
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