Sun, 4 November 2007
In Lithuanian, veidas, means “face." Are you familiar with the popular Lithuanian magazine called Veidas? It’s amazingly similar to the U.S. magazines Time and Newsweek, bursting with full color photos, national and international news, charts, graphs, entertainment news, history, etc.
Okey dokey! On the last lesson we went over feminine nouns in the genitive case or kilmininkas. Let’s do some more on the same theme so that we’ve really got it.
As we learned in episode 0025,
But, amerikietė can also mean the American woman or girl,
So, let’s take the Lithuanian word for wife – žmona..
Prašom pakartoti…please repeat…
The wife’s name žmonos vardas
Alright! Now I think we have a very good understanding of how to change feminine nouns into the genitive case or kilmininkas.
The American girl’s book amerikietės knyga
Woo hoo! Did you remember the word for amber? Okay, that was bit unfair. Please play this section over and over again till you’ve got it down pat.
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Lithuanian language lessons at the University of Vilnius:
Animation of Gediminas Castle or Gedimino Pilis: