Category Archives: Grammar

Counting One by One

This entry is part of a series, Numbers» An important topic I haven’t yet covered is how to count in Latvian. For now, we’ll start with the very basics – how to count up to nine and how Latvians indicate … Continue reading

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Introduction to Adjectives

This entry is part of a series, Adjectives» Oof, okay, I’m getting back into the swing of things. Been scrambling after coming back from vacation because of work, grad school and immigration, but hopefully things are going to calm down … Continue reading

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A Little About Conjunctions

This entry is part of a series, Saikļi» Conjunctions are the little words that make sentences go around. If you’re American, you might even be humming in your head the old kids’ show song from Schoolhouse Rock, “Conjunction Junction (What’s … Continue reading

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Šis un Tas: Demonstrating Demonstratives

For fast reference, you can also go to Charts to look at just the Demonstratives chart or grab the easy printable / downloadable PDF. Today’s post is a Reader Request! Do you want me to cover a topic or answer … Continue reading

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Verbs: Reflexive

Eric requested this one today, so if you were curious about how reflexive verbs worked and were wondering when I’d get around to posting about it, you can thank him for requesting it! :) Up until now, I’ve only talked … Continue reading

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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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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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