Tag: pala

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)

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 […]

Tai

Tai

We have very used word which can confuse you. Most of the time it means “it”: -Man tai patinka. -I like it. -Tai nėra svarbu. -It’s not important. But in conversational Lithuanian it can drive you crazy. It likes to go with “nu” and “kad”. […]