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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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Aug 27, 2008

Exam 27
Dvidešimt septintas egzaminas.  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!

to understand                            
suprasti

I understand                             
aš suprantu

you understand (familiar)                
tu supranti

he understands                           
jis supranta

she understands                          
ji supranta

we understand                            
mes suprantame

you understand (formal)                  
jūs suprantate

you all understand                       
jūs suprantate

they understand (male / female group)   
jie supranta

they understand (females only)               
jos supranta

only                                                            
tik

I understand English                                 
aš suprantu angliškai

I don’t understand English                         
aš nesuprantu angliškai

I understand Lithuanian                             
aš suprantu lietuviškai

I don’t understand Lithuanian                     
aš nesuprantu lietuviškai

I understand Lithuanian well                       
aš labai gerai suprantu lietuviškai

I don’t understand Lithuanian well              
aš nelabai gerai suprantu lietuviškai

I understand Chinese                                  
aš suprantu kiniškai

I understand Indonesian                             
aš suprantu indoneziškai

I don‘t understand Indonesian                   
aš nesuprantu indoneziškai

I don‘t understand                                    
aš nesuprantu

I understand only English                          
aš suprantu tik angliškai

I only understand Lithuanian                     
aš suprantu tik lietuviškai

he understands only Spanish                     
jis supranta tik ispaniškai

he understands only German                     
jis supranta tik vokiškai

he understands Chinese                            
jis supranta kiniškai

he doesn‘t understand Chinese                  
jis nesupranta kiniškai

he understands Chinese well                     
jis labai gerai supranta kiniškai

do you understand Dutch?                        
ar tu supranti olandiškai?

do you understand Indonesian?                 
ar tu supranti indoneziškai?

no, I understand only Russian                   
ne, aš suprantu tik rusiškai

do you understand Latvian?                       
ar tu supranti latviškai?

yes, I understand Latvian                          
taip, aš suprantu latviškai

does she understand Lithuanian?               
ar ji supranta lietuviškai?

no, she understands only Spanish              
ne, ji supranta tik ispaniškai

do you all understand Polish?                     
ar jūs suprantate lenkiškai?

yes, we understand Polish                          
taip, mes suprantame lenkiškai

no, we don’t understand Polish                   
ne, mes nesuprantame lenkiškai

do you understand Chinese?                       
ar jūs suprantate kiniškai?

do you understand Spanish?                       
ar jūs suprantate ispaniškai?

no, we understand only Lithuanian             
ne, mes suprantame tik lietuviškai

you understand German, right? (formal)     
jūs suprantate vokiškai, ar ne?

yes, I understand German well                   
taip, aš gerai suprantu vokiškai

do they understand French?                       
ar jie supranta prancūziškai?

yes, they understand French well                
taip, jie gerai supranta prancūziškai

do they understand Italian?                        
ar jie supranta itališkai?

yes, they understand Italian                       
taip, jie supranta itališkai

no, they don’t understand Italian                
ne, jie nesupranta itališkai

do they understand Chinese? (females only)   
ar jos supranta kiniškai?

do they understand Indonesian?                 
ar jos supranta indoneziškai?

do they understand Swahili?                       
ar jos supranta svahiliškai?

no, they understand only Arabic                 
ne, jos supranta tik arabiškai

do they understand Portuguese?                
ar jos supranta portugališkai?

yes, they understand Portuguese               
taip, jos supranta portugališkai

do you all understand Lithuanian?              
ar jūs suprantat lietuviškai?

no, we understand only Croatian                
ne, mes suprantam tik kroatiškai

she’s from Brazil & she speaks Portuguese  
ji yra iš Brazilijos ir ji kalba portugališkai