Latvian Vocabulary: S - Ž

sauss (adjective) 'dry'
skaists (adjective) 'lovely, beautiful'
skolotāja (noun, fem.) 'teacher (female)'
smuks (adjective) 'pretty, nice, handsome'
sula (fem. noun) 'juice'
sūtīt (verb, infin.) 'to send'
še (adverb) 'here'
šefpavārs (masc. noun) 'chef, cook'
šeit (adv.) 'here'
šodien (adverb) 'today'
(fem.sg. demonstrative pronoun/adj.) 'that' (masc.nom.sg. is: tas)
tagad (adverb) 'now'
tāpat (adverb) 'same (way), similarly'
tas (pronoun/adjective, demonstrative, masc. nom.sg.) 'that'
tauta (noun, fem.) 'folk, people, nation'
tavs (adjective, possessive) 'your (2.p.sg.)'
tēja (noun, fem.) 'tea'
telefons (noun, masc.) 'telephone'
tev (pronoun, 2.p.sg.dat.pers.) '(to) you' (nom.sg. is: tu)
tiešām (adv.) 'really, truly'
tētis (noun, masc.) 'daddy, dad, papa'
tik (adv.) 'so'
tīts (adjective) 'clean'
to (acc.sg. demonstrative pronoun/adj.) 'that' (masc.nom.sg. is: tas)
tu (pronoun, 2.p.sg.nom.pers.) 'you, thou'
tūliņ (adv.) 'immediately, right away'
uz (prep. + acc. for direction, gen. for location, dat. in plural) 'to, on, at'
vai (interrogative) 'whether'
vārdnīca (fem. noun) 'dictionary'
vecs (adj. pronounced ve*cs) 'old'
vecmāmiņa (noun, fem.dimin.) 'granny, granma'
vēstule (noun, fem.) 'letter'
vienalga (adv.) 'whatever, all the same'
viens (adjective) 'one, single, lone'
viņa (pronoun, fem.3.p.sg.nom.pers.) 'she'
viņš (pronoun, masc.3.p.sg.nom.pers.) 'he'
zīmulis (noun, masc.) 'pencil'
zināt (verb, infin. conj.cl. 3(b)) 'to know'
zvanīt (verb, infin. conj.cl. 3(a)) 'to ring'


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