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

EnglishLatvianPronunciation
(Audio)
All the best!
Visu to labāko!
Congratulations!
Apsveicu!
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 / wholehearted
no visas sirds

Holidays & festive occasions

EnglishLatvianPronunciation
(Audio)
birthday
dzimšanas diena
Christmas
Ziemassvētki
Yule
Ziemsvētki
Christmas Eve
Ziemassvētku vakars
Easter
Lieldienas
Easter holidays
Lieldienu brīvdienas
Pentecost / Whitsun
Vasarsvētki
New Year’s Eve
Vecgada vakars
New Year
Jaunais gads
wedding
kāzas
name day
vārda diena
Valentine’s Day
Valentīna diena
anniversary
gadadiena
jubileja

Verbs

EnglishLatvianPronunciation
(Audio)
(to) invite
ielūgt
(to) wish
vēlēties
(to) make a gift
pasniegt dāvanu
(to) get
dabūt
saņemt

Vocabulary & Phrases

EnglishLatvianPronunciation
(Audio)
party [Sg]
ballīte
parties [Pl]
ballītes
birthday party
dzimšanas dienas ballīte
invitation [Sg]
ielūgums
invitations [Pl]
ielūgumi
I invite you to the party!
Es tevi ielūdzu uz ballīti!
wish [Sg]
vēlēšanās
vēlme

wishes [Pl]
vēlēšanās
vēlmes

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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