Latvia

Lingo. Words & phrases.

It’s true. In many places, you will be able to get by just fine with talking English. But why stand there looking confused when you can learn how to say hi and bye, and where’s the bathroom in the native lingo? Here’s some words and phrases you might use along the way.

Hi! Hello!
Sveiki (informal) / Hallo, Dag (formal)
Goodbye!
Uz redzēšanos!
Good morning
Labrīt
Good afternoon
Labdien
Good evening
Labvakar
Goodnight Ar
labunakti
Welcome
Laipni lūdzam!
How are you?
Kā tev iet?
Everything is OK
Viss ir kārtībā
And you?
Un tu?
Good
Labi
Thank you very much
Liels paldies
You’re welcome
Nav par ko
I missed you
man tevis pietrūka
What’s new?
Kas jauns?
See you later!
Tiksimies vēlāk!
Where is the bathroom?
Kur ir tualete?
One moment please
Vienu mirkli, lūdzu
How much is this?
Cik maksa?
I want ...
Es gribu …
Water
Ūdens
Excuse me ...
Atvainojiet ...
What’s your name?
Kā tevi sauc?
My name is ...
Mani sauc ...
Where are you from?
No kurienes tu esi?
Good luck
Veiksmi
Happy birthday
Daudz laimes dzimšanas dienā
Happy New Year
Laimīgu Jauno gadu
Congratulations
Apsveicam
Bon Appetit
labu apetīti
Bless you (when sneezing)
Uz veselību!
I didn’t hear
Es nedzirdēju
I didn’t understand
Es nesapratu
Sorry (for a mistake)
Atvainojiet
No problem
Nekādu problēmu
What is this?
Kas tas ir?
Don't worry
Neuztraucieties
Good / Bad
Labs/ slikts
Big / Small
Liels / mazs
Today
Šodien
Tomorrow / Yesterday
Rīt / Vakar
Yes / No
Jā / nē
I really like it
man tas ļoti patīk
I love you
Es mīlu Tevi
One
Viens
Two
Divi
Three
Trīs
Four
Četri
Five
Pieci
Six
Seši
Seven
Septiņi
Eight
Astoņi
Nine
Deviņi
Ten
Desmit
 

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