Now you know how to talk about date and time in Latvian, let’s continue with some more special occasions, holidays and how to wish people well in Latvian.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Latvian“.

Holidays & Good wishes in Latvian

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Good wishes

All the best!Visu to labāko!
Good luck!Veiksmi!
Happy birthday!Daudz laimes dzimšanas dienā!
Merry Christmas!Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus!
Happy Easter!Priecīgas Lieldienas!
Happy New Year!Laimīgu Jauno gadu!
with all my heart / wholeheartedno visas sirds

Holidays & festive occasions

birthdaydzimšanas diena
Christmas EveZiemassvētku vakars
Easter holidaysLieldienu brīvdienas
Pentecost / WhitsunVasarsvētki
New Year’s EveVecgada vakars
New YearJaunais gads
name dayvārda diena
Valentine’s DayValentīna diena


(to) inviteielūgt
(to) wishvēlēties
(to) make a giftpasniegt dāvanu
(to) getdabūt

Vocabulary & Phrases

party [Sg]ballīte
parties [Pl]ballītes
birthday partydzimšanas dienas ballīte
invitation [Sg]ielūgums
invitations [Pl]ielūgumi
I invite you to the party!Es tevi ielūdzu uz ballīti!
wish [Sg]vēlēšanās

wishes [Pl]vēlēšanās

What would you like? / What do you want?Ko tu vēlies?
surprise [Sg]pārsteigums
surprises [Pl]pārsteigumi
present / gift [Sg]dāvana
presents / gifts [Pl]dāvanas

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