Lithuanian Articles

If you're trying to learn Lithuanian Articles you will find that there is no articles used in Lithuanian. The definite and indefinite articles don't exist in the way we know it in English. But you should still look at the examples below, because they show how Lithuanian deals with the absences of articles. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Lithuanian. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Lithuanian Articles

In English articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". However that doesn't exist in Lithuanian.

Grammar Tips:
Unlike English, there are no articles in Lithuanian


Here are some other examples:

English ArticlesLithuanian Articles
articlesArtikeliai
the
anežymimasis artikelis
onevienas
somekeli
fewkeletas
the bookknyga
the booksknygos
a bookknyga
one bookviena knyga
some bookskai kurios/kažkokios knygos
few bookskeletas knygų

As you can see from the example above, the structure of no articles in Lithuanian takes a logical pattern.

List of Vocabulary in Lithuanian

Below is a list of vocabulary which should help you with your knowledge of Lithuanian. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Lithuanian vocabulary.

English VocabularyLithuanian Vocabulary
Foodmaistas or maisto produktai
almondsmigdolai
breadduona
breakfastpusryčiai
buttersviestas
candysaldainis
cheesesūris
chickenvištiena or viščiukas
cuminkmynas
dessertdesertas
dinnervakarienė
fishžuvis
fruitvaisiai
ice creamledai
lambėriena
lemoncitrina
lunchpietūs
mealmaistas, patiekalas (pagamintas)
meatmėsa
ovenorkaitė
pepperpipirai
plantsaugalai
porkkiauliena
saladsalotos
saltdruska
sandwichsumuštinis
sausagedešra
soupsriuba
sugarcukrus
suppervakarienė
turkeykalakutas
appleobuolys
bananabananas
orangesapelsinai
peachespersikai
peanutžemės riešutas
pearskriaušės
pineappleananasas
grapesvynuogės
strawberriesbraškės
vegetablesdaržovės
carrotmorka
cornkukurūzai
cucumberagurkas
garlicčesnakas
lettucesalotos
olivesalyvuogės
onionssvogūnai
pepperspipirai
potatoesbulvės
pumpkinmoliūgas
beanspupelės
tomatoespomidorai

Definite and Indefinite Articles are not used in Lithuanian, but you still need to know how to create sentences without them. Once you're done with this lesson, you might want to check the rest of our Lithuanian lessons here: Learn Lithuanian. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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