conversational Lithuanian

Traukinys šikančių nelaukia!

Traukinys šikančių nelaukia!

Lithuanian language may lack of strong swear words, but it won’t disappoint you when you need a rude saying which brings laughter to your company as well. One of them can be applied very widely in situations when someone is too late to do something. […]

Kaip Pilypas iš kanapių!

Kaip Pilypas iš kanapių!

Such a typical situation in Lithuania: you are driving around Lithuania’s countryside, admiring windy forest roads and silent lakes, sipping gira and snacking on šakotis cake. Then after passing a few hills, you encounter a cannabis field. Suddenly, your old friend Philip jumps out from […]

Nepaeiti

Nepaeiti

“Eiti” means to go and is one of the best friends of prefixes. Normally “paeiti” means to walk short distance or to be able to walk. -Paeinam biškį, čia smirdi. -Let’s move a bit, it stinks in here. -Man labai skauda koją, negaliu paeiti. -My […]

Ką tu?

Ką tu?

Usually in informal situations we use “Ką tu?” instead of “Kaip sekasi?” or “Ką veiki?”. Sometimes you can hear “ką tu, ką tu” which doesn’t mean anything, but goes together with complement and emphasize it. -Ką tu? -Nieko, o ką tu? -What’s up? -Nothing, and […]

Conversational Lithuanian lessons in Vilnius

Conversational Lithuanian lessons in Vilnius

Levels  A2 – B1. Start  23rd of April 2018 Time  every Monday 6:00 – 7:30 pm Price  € 10 per lesson Place  Pylimo g. 60 Vilnius Registration  dovile.gudzineviciute@gmail.com Bonus  FREE coffee and tea Concept  Every lesson has a topic and related vocabulary that is sent to you after your registration. During the lesson […]

Tinderinti

Tinderinti

Maybe some of you just have finished work and are going to a TINDER date? Lithuanians call this app “Tinderis” and have a verb for it “tinderinti”. Tinderinti means to use Tinder app. You could also hear “prisitinderinti”. It means to spend a lot of […]

Varyti

Varyti

The first words you learn in Lithuanian are “eiti” and “važiuoti” but there is a synonym, “varyti”, used in informal situations. The dictionary says it means “to herd”, “to move” but don’t be afraid to use it with your friends. -Kur varai? -Ai, varau į […]

Ė!

Ė!

It’s an exclamation used to get someone’s attention. It can be used among friends. If you say it to a stranger you may have bad evening 🙂 -Ė, pala. -Hey, wait for me. -Ė, ateini čia. -Hey, come here. (Bad evening scenario)

Ką

Sometimes Lithuanian sounds like a rude language if we translate it literally (I’m not the right person to tell you how does it sound without translation 🙂 ). Maybe you have noticed people using the word “Ką”, which means “What”, in different situations and not […]

Pala

Pala

Sometimes you can hear Lithuanians whispering to themselves or saying to other person on the phone a word “Pala”. It’s a shortening of “Palauk”, which is imperative form of “Wait”. -Kur Tomas? -Nežinau. Pala, parašysiu jam. -Where is Tomas? -I don’t know. Wait, I’ll text […]