Monthly Archives: January 2011

Nouns in Vocative

This entry is part of a series, Nouns» We’ve reached the last post in the Nouns series for now. There will be more posts in the series on topics like Diminutives in the future.  I haven’t decided yet whether or … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Reading

Welcome to the first Wordy Wednesday! NB: vsk. and dsk. are the abbreviations for vienskaitlis and daudzskaitlis, or singular and plural, respectively.  Cases are given in standard Latvian order, as such: kas (nom.), kā (gen.), kam (dat.), ko (acc.), ar … Continue reading

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Nouns in Locative

This entry is part of a series, Nouns» This is my favorite case, hands down.  For one, it is the case I can most reliably pick out of sentences, so I usually will translate it first.  For another, it’s just … Continue reading

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Upcoming Feature: Wordy Wednesday

I was thinking about it the other day and thought I would do a riff on those “Wordless Wednesdays” you see around the blogosphere every week. Of course, since my blog is all about words, going Wordless doesn’t make as … Continue reading

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Nouns in Instrumental

This entry is part of a series, Nouns» I promised that the nouns would get easier and the last post on Accusative wound up being one of the longest posts in the series, I know.  But if you got Accusative … Continue reading

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Nouns in Accusative

This entry is part of a series, Nouns» So far we’ve covered three of the seven Latvian noun cases and what I think are the most difficult.  From here on out, the remaining cases get much easier to work with.  … Continue reading

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Nouns in Dative, Part II

This entry is part of a series, Nouns» Man, don’t you just hate it when coughs linger on? I sure do, but at least I’m not feeling like I should fall over dead every day. As it happens, the dative … Continue reading

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