Thu, 26 June 2008
Septyni Akmenys Seven Stones
Something you have to see in Vilnius are the, Gates of Dawn or Aušros Vartai. Between 1503 and 1522 the city was protected by a wall which included three towers and nine gates. This is the last of the nine gates to survive and it‘s beautiful.
pradėkime, let’s get started
Alrighty! Now let’s continue working on plural nouns but today the nouns are a little unusual. These verbs end in –uo. Remember masculine nouns have to be matched to masculine numbers and feminine nouns have to be matched to feminine numbers.
Akmuo is the Lithuanian word for stone. Most nouns that end in –uo are masculine and they have unusual endings in the plural.
Thanks to Eglė Ribalkaitė of Klaipėda, Lithuania for reviewing this episode for errors.
a stone akmuo
dubuo is the word for bowl
the bowl dubuo
raumuo is the word for muscle
the muscle raumuo
ruduo is the word for autumn
asmuo is a word that means person
a person asmuo
šuo is the word for dog
the dog šuo
sesuo is unusual, it’s the word for sister and it’s the only feminine word that ends in –uo
a sister sesuo
Coming up we’ll continue with some more unusual nouns in the plural.
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The Gate of Dawn – Vilnius, Lithuania