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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)

Oct 21, 2008

Trisdešimt trečias 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!

however                                                              
tačiau

to run                                                                   
bėgti

in time, in due course, eventually                            
laikui bėgant

time                                                                     
laikas

over the years                                                       
bėgant metams

over the years Justina began to miss Lithuania         
bėgant metams Justina pradėjo ilgėtis Lietuvos

over the years Justina began to miss her family        
bėgant metams Justina pradėjo ilgėtis savo šeimos

to begin                                                                
pradėti

I want to start                                                       
aš noriu pradėti

let’s begin                                                             
pradėkime

to become prolonged, to grow longer                       
ilgėtis

long                                                                      
ilgas

to long for, to pine for                                            
ilgėtis

to become homesick                                              
ilgėtis tėvynės

motherland, fatherland, native land, mother country
tėvynė

however, over the years, she began to miss home    
tačiau, bėgant metams ji pradėjo ilgėtis namų

however, over the years, he began to miss home       
tačiau, bėgant metams jis pradėjo ilgėtis namų

I long for home                                                     
aš ilgiuosi namų

intimacy                                                               
artimas

my fatherland is Lithuania                                      
mano tėvynė yra Lietuva

my fatherland is America                                       
mano tėvynė yra Amerika

my fatherland is Iraq                                              
mano tėvynė yra Irakas

my fatherland is Sweden                                       
mano tėvynė Švedija

my fatherland is Croatia                                        
mano tėvynė Kroatija

my fatherland is Brazil                                          
mano tėvynė Brazilija

particularly, especially                                          
ypatingai

sad (male)                                                           
liūdnas

sad (female)                                                        
liūdna

she is sad                                                            
ji yra liūdna

he is sad                                                              
jis yra liūdnas

she is especially sad                                             
ji yra ypatingai liūdna

he is particularly sad                                             
jis yra ypatingai liūdnas

the biggest year’s holidays                                   
didžiausios metų šventės

Christmas                                                           
Kalėdos

to go begging                                                       
kalėdoti

Easter                                                                
Vėlykos

sacred, holy                                                       
šventas

to celebrate                                                        
švęsti

celebration                                                         
šventimas