Latvian Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Latvian Prepositions you will find some useful resources including a course about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your Latvian grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Latvian. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Latvian Prepositions

Learning the Latvian Prepositions displayed below is vital to the language. Latvian prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsLatvian Prepositions
PrepositionsPrievārdi
inside the housemājā
outside the carārpus automašīnas
with mear mani
without himbez viņa
under the tablezem galda
after tomorrowparīt
before sunsetpirms saulrieta
but I'm busybet es esmu aizņemts

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Latvian.

List of Prepositions in Latvian

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

English PrepositionsLatvian Prepositions
aboutpar
abovevirs
acrosspāri
afterpēc
againstpret
amongstarp
aroundap
as
atpie
beforepirms
behindaiz
belowzemāk
beneathzem
besideblakus
betweenstarp
beyondpēc
butbet
bylīdz
despiteneskatoties uz
downuz leju
duringlaikā
exceptizņemot
forpar
fromno
iniekšā
insideiekšā
intoiekšā
nearnetālu
nextblakus
ofno
onpar
oppositepretim/pretī
outārā
outsideārpus
overpāri
peruz
plusplus
roundapkārt/riņķī
sincekopš
thannekā /kā
throughcaur
tilllīdz
tolīdz
towardpret
underzem
unlikepretēji
untillīdz
upuz augšu
viacaur
withar
withiniekšā/robežās
withoutbez
two wordsdivi vārdi
according tosaskaņā ar
because ofdēļ
close totuvu
due todēļ
except forizņemot
far fromtālu no
inside ofiekšpusē
instead ofvietā
near topie
next toblakus
outside ofārpus
prior tolīdz
three wordstrīs vārdi
as far ascik
as well askā arī
in addition topapildus
in front ofpriekšā
in spite ofpar spīti
on behalf ofvārdā
on top ofaugšā
demonstrative pronounsnorādāmais prievārdi
thisšis/šī
thattas/tā
thesešie/šīs
thosetie/tās

Time place and demonstrative pronouns have a very important role in Latvian. Once you're done with Latvian Prepositions, 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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