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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!

Music: Vieux Farka Toure - Ana {Pocket Remix} by pocketproductions (c) copyright 2007 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/pocketproductions/8916 Ft: Pocket (Richard Jankovich)

Apr 22, 2008

Tryliktas Egzaminas.  This is a quick response episode!  We’ll say the word or phrase in English and you say it in Lithuanian – Out Loud!  Too late for questions, the exam starts now.  Ready, set, go!

how are you?                                       
kaip sekasi?

who me? good, thanks, and you?           
ar aš? gerai, ačiū, o jūs?

very good, thanks, and you?                  
labai gerai, ačiū, o jūs?

excellent!  thanks, and you?                    
puikiai!  ačiū, o jūs?

not bad, you?                                        
neblogai, o jūs?

bad, and you?                                      
blogai, o jūs?

very bad, and you?                               
labai blogai, o jūs?

so – so                                                
šiaip sau

hello! (to a male)                                   
sveikas gyvas!

hello! (to a female)                               
sveika gyva!

I’m healthy and alive! (male)                 
sveikas ir gyvas!

I’m healthy and alive! (female)               
sveika ir gyva!

I’m healthy and alive! (male)                 
sveikas gyvas!

I’m healthy and alive! (female)               
sveika gyva!

I’m healthy, but not very alive (male)     
sveikas, bet nelabai gyvas

I’m healthy, but not very alive (female)  
sveika, bet nelabai gyva

I’m hardly alive (male)                          
vos gyvas

I’m hardly alive (female)                       
vos gyva

taxi                                                      
taksi

a university                                           
universitetas

an airport                                             
oro uostas

a cathedral                                            
katedra

a street                                                 
gatvė

a museum                                             
muziejus

a church                                               
bažnyčia

a store or a shop                                    
parduotuvė

a bookstore                                           
knygynas

two words for “the pub"                        
alinė / aludė

Sidney                                                  
Sidnėjus 

coffee shop                                           
kavinė

a lounge                                                
svetainė

the basement                                         
rūsys

a city                                                    
miestas

a park                                                   
parkas

a hotel                                                  
viešbutis

a room                                                  
kambarys

a train                                                   
traukinys

a bookstore                                           
knygynas

the school                                             
mokykla

the library                                             
biblioteka

the square                                             
aikštė

the post office                                       
paštas

a castle                                                 
pilis 

the beach                                              
paplūdimys

a hospital                                              
ligoninė

a bar                                                    
baras

a bridge                                                
tiltas