How to conjugate a verb in Latvian

How to conjugate a verb in Latvian

You want to learn how to conjugate Latvian verbs? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Latvian lessons complete with useful examples. I speak, you speak, we all speak... we make learning Latvian verbs fun.

Latvian verb conjugation: I

Verbs are used to describe actions. Latvian verbs are conjugated for each person. The conjugation consists of an ending placed on the verb stem. For the first person singular, Latvian verbs typically use the ending '-u'.

Examples

es meklēju
I look for
es parādīšu
I show
es grūžu
I push
es klausos
I listen
es lasu
I read
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Latvian is a Baltic language spoken by 1.4 million people in Latvia. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Latvian would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Latvian

Learn to get by in Latvian with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Latvian phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Lidz rītam
See you tomorrow
Tiekamies vēlāk
See you later
Uz nākošo reizi
See you again
Uz drīzu redzēšanos
See you soon
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Step 8 : Latvian verbs

Verbs are used to describe actions. There are 1000's of verbs that you can learn in Latvian. A good approach would be to start out by learning just three Latvian verbs by heart. We suggest you learn the Latvian verbs skatīties, vēlēties and patikt (see, want, like). Using the nouns grāmata , krēsls  and durvis  (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each verb with each noun (I want the book, you see the chair, they like the door etc.). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Latvian verbs including useful examples. After you've learned using the three verbs skatīties, vēlēties and patikt by heart you can move on to Step 9 (Latvian possessive pronouns).

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