Latvian Plural

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Latvian Plural

Learning the Latvian Plural displayed below is vital to the language. Latvian Plurals are grammatical numbers, typically referring to more than one of the referent in the real world. In the English language, singular and plural are the only grammatical numbers.

Grammar Tips:

While in English, the plural is formed by adding (-s) to the singular, in Latvian to form the plural of nouns and adjectives we add (-s) to feminine nouns ending in a vowel and (-i) to masculine nouns ending in a consonant (–s) removing the last consonant. The same rule applies for the adjectives. Here are some examples:

Draugs (a friend) becomes: Draugi (friends)

Sieviete (one woman) becomes: Sievietes (some women)

Laiva (boat) becomes: Boats (laivas)

Šī ir mana sarkanā automašīna (this is my red car) becomes: Šīs ir manas sarkanās automašīnas (these are my red cars)


Here are some examples:

English PluralLatvian Plural
PluralDaudzskaitlis
my bookmana grāmata
my booksmanas grāmatas
our daughtermūsu meita
our daughtersmūsu
I'm coldman ir auksti
we're coldmums ir auksti
his chickensviņa cāļi
their chickenviņu cālis

Notice the structure of the Plural in Latvian.

List of Plurals in Latvian

Below is a list of the Plurals and Singulars in Latvian placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Latvian vocabulary.

English PluralLatvian Plural
alligatoraligators
alligatorsaligatori
bearlācis
bearslāči
birdputns
birdsputni
bullbullis
bullsbuļļi
catkaķis
catskaķi
cowgovs
cowsgovis
deerbriedis
many deerdaudzi brieži
dogsuns
dogssuņi
donkeyēzelis
donkeysēzeļi
eagleērglis
eaglesērgļi
elephantzilonis
elephantsziloņi
giraffežirafe
giraffesžirafes
goatkaza
goatskazas
horsezirgs
horseszirgi
lionlauva
lionslauvas
monkeypērtiķis
monkeyspērtiķi
mousepele
micepeles
rabbittrusis
rabbitstruši
snakečūska
snakesčūskas
tigertīģeris
tigerstīģeri
wolfvilks
wolvesvilki

Plural and Singular have a very important role in Latvian. Once you're done with Latvian Plural, you might want to check the rest of our Latvian lessons here: Learn Latvian. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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