Lithuanian Negation

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Lithuanian Negation

Learning the Lithuanian Negation displayed below is vital to the language. Lithuanian negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy).

Grammar Tips:

In Lithuanian, negation is made simply by placing "ne-" in the main verb of predicate. But sometimes different or double negative is required. "Ne-" is the most common negative.

Negaliu to padaryti. (I can't do this). 

Jis nenori valgyti. (He don’t wants to eat.)

Here are some examples:

English NegationLithuanian Negation
he is not hereJo čia nėra!
that is not my booktai ne mano knyga
do not enterįėjimo nėra/įeiti draudžiama

Notice the structure of the Negation in Lithuanian.

List of Negation in Lithuanian

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Lithuanian placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Lithuanian vocabulary.

English NegationLithuanian Negation
I don't speakAš nekalbu
I don't writeAš nerašau
I don't drivenevairuoju
I don't lovenemyliu
I don't giveneduodu
I don't smilenesišypsau
I don't takeneimu
he doesn't speakJis nekalba
he doesn't writenerašo
he doesn't drivenevairuoja
he doesn't lovenemyli
he doesn't giveneduoda
he doesn't smilenesišypso
he doesn't takeneima
we don't speaknekalbame
we don't writenerašome
we don't drivenevairuojame
we don't lovenemylime
we don't giveneduodame
we don't smilenesišypsome
we don't takeneimame

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