Lithuanian Questions

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Lithuanian Questions

Learning the Lithuanian Questions displayed below is vital to the language. Lithuanian questions may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. Usually it starts with why, how, where, when ...

Grammar Tips:

In Lithuanian question first is made by intonation.

Tu ateisi vakare. Tu ateisi vakare? (You will come in the evening. Will you come in the evening?) – sentences has different intonation in Lithuanian. There are stressed the questioned word (ateisi in the example). Also can be the place of word changed. Stressing word can go to the beginning or to the end of sentence. Often questioning particles are used too.

 

-General question:

- only by intonation:

Ir tu gali taip kalbėti? (How can you to say so?) – Ir tu gali taip kalbėti. (You also can say so.)

- by intonation and place of word in sentence:

Gulti [tu] dar neini? (Are you still not preparing to bed?) – [Tu] dar neini gulti. (You are still not preparing to bed.)

- with questioning and doubting particle (ar, argi, gal, kažin, nejaugi):

Ar galiu padėti? (Can I help [you]? How can I help?)

 

-Complement question (they need clear answer):

- using questioning particles kas, kieno, kuris, kodėl, kada, kaip (and many other):

Kuo nepasidalino? (What do they not divvy up?)

Ko taip vėluojate? (Why are you come so late?)

Kada parašysi? (When you will wrote to me?)


Here are some examples:

English QuestionsLithuanian Questions
QuestionsKlausimai
how?kaip? or kokiu būdu
what?ką? or koks, kokia
who?Kas?
why?Kodėl?
where?kur?

Notice the structure of the Questions in Lithuanian.

List of Questions in Lithuanian

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

English QuestionsLithuanian Questions
where is he?Kur jis yra?
what is this?Kas tai yra?
why are you sad?kodėl tu liūdna?
how do you want to pay?Kaip norite mokėti?
can I come?Ar galiu atvykti?
is he sleeping?jis miega?
do you know me?ar jūs mane pažįstate?
do you have my book?Ar turite mano knygą?
how big is it?ar jis didelis?
can I help you?galiu jums padėti?
can you help me?Ar galite man padėti?
do you speak English?Ar jūs kalbate angliškai?
how far is this?Ar tai toli nuo čia?
what time is it?What time is it?
how much is this?Kiek tai kainuoja?
what is your name?koks tavo vardas?
where do you live?Kur jūs gyvenate?

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