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Lithuanian Out Loud is a podcast series designed for fans of the Lithuanian language. Come along with native Lithuanian author/lawyer Raminta and her North-American husband, Jack. They'll teach you Lithuanian along with tidbits about the history and culture of Raminta's homeland - Lietuva!

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Music: Vieux Farka Toure - Ana {Pocket Remix} by pocketproductions (c) copyright 2007 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial license. Ft: Pocket (Richard Jankovich)

Sep 6, 2010

This is a quick response episode!  We’ll say the word or phrase in English and you say it in Lithuanian – Out Loud!  It’s too late for questions, the exam starts now.  Ready, set, go!  Pasiruošti, dėmesio, marš!


a blanket       



a pillow



a problem



to joke



she wants to dance

ji nori šokti


she wants to believe that I’m joking

ji nori tikėti, kad aš juokauju


she wants a blanket

ji nori antklodės


she wants blankets   

ji nori antklodžių


she wants a pillow   

ji nori pagalvės


she wants pillows

ji nori pagalvių


she doesn’t want coffee, she wants tea

ji nenori kavos, ji nori arbatos


she doesn’t want tea, she wants coffee

ji nenori arbatos, ji nori kavos


she doesn’t want to know

ji nenori žinoti


so, why does she not want to talk?

na, kodėl ji nenori kalbėti?


does she not want children?

ar ji nenori turėti vaikų?



ypatingai, ypač


to thank   



a table



to win



to lose



we especially want to thank you

ypatingai norime jums padėkoti 


we want to eat downtown

mes norime valgyti miesto centre


we want to eat Chinese food

mes norime valgyti Kinų maisto


we want a car

norime mašinos


we want a table

norime stalo


we don’t want a table

nenorime stalo


we want tables

norime stalų


we don’t want tables

nenorime stalų


we don’t want a car

nenorime mašinos


we don’t want to win

nenorime laimėti


we don’t want to lose

nenorime pralaimėti


we don’t want children

mes nenorime vaikų