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Lithuanian translation: be - būti, etc

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13:23 Apr 4, 2004
English to Lithuanian translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Folklore / linguistics
English term or phrase: be, death, do, food, god, have, house, book, five, and, it, know, love, she
I am preparing a list of basic words for a comparative linguistics project.
John Lemon
Lithuanian translation:be - būti, etc
Explanation:
be - būti (verb)
death - mirtis (noun)
do - daryti (verb)
food - maistas (noun)
god - dievas (noun)
have - turėti (verb)
house - namas (noun)
book - knyga (noun)
five - penki (numeral)
and - ir (conjunction)
it - tai (pronoun)
know - žinoti (verb)
love - meilė (noun); mylėti (verb)
she - ji (prounoun)

All verbs given in their infinitive form, nouns, the numeral and prounouns - in the nominative case.

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Note added at 2004-04-04 13:40:10 (GMT)
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Should be \'pronouns\', sorry

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Note added at 2004-04-04 13:45:24 (GMT)
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\'Tai\' is one of the forms of nominal pronouns that are classed as neuters, Its antecedent is usually a phrase, a sentence a longer piece of text, but not a noun. This pronoun is not inflected for number or case.

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Note added at 2004-04-04 13:48:00 (GMT)
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\'Tai\' is one of the forms of nominal pronouns that are classed as neuters, Its antecedent is usually a phrase, a sentence a longer piece of text, but not a noun. This pronoun is not inflected for number or case.
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diana bb
Lithuania
Local time: 18:41
Grading comment
Thanks. It was a big help.
John Lemon
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be - būti, etc


Explanation:
be - būti (verb)
death - mirtis (noun)
do - daryti (verb)
food - maistas (noun)
god - dievas (noun)
have - turėti (verb)
house - namas (noun)
book - knyga (noun)
five - penki (numeral)
and - ir (conjunction)
it - tai (pronoun)
know - žinoti (verb)
love - meilė (noun); mylėti (verb)
she - ji (prounoun)

All verbs given in their infinitive form, nouns, the numeral and prounouns - in the nominative case.

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Note added at 2004-04-04 13:40:10 (GMT)
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Should be \'pronouns\', sorry

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Note added at 2004-04-04 13:45:24 (GMT)
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\'Tai\' is one of the forms of nominal pronouns that are classed as neuters, Its antecedent is usually a phrase, a sentence a longer piece of text, but not a noun. This pronoun is not inflected for number or case.

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Note added at 2004-04-04 13:48:00 (GMT)
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\'Tai\' is one of the forms of nominal pronouns that are classed as neuters, Its antecedent is usually a phrase, a sentence a longer piece of text, but not a noun. This pronoun is not inflected for number or case.

diana bb
Lithuania
Local time: 18:41
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Lithuanian
PRO pts in category: 2
Grading comment
Thanks. It was a big help.
John Lemon

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