The Most Important Verbs in Latvian

The heart of every language lies in its verbs. If you can correctly recognize and form verbs, you have already mastered the most important aspect of grammar.
To immediately start expressing a lot in Latvian, you only need five verbs in the beginning.
These are:
  1. to have
  2. to be
  3. to go
  4. can
  5. to do
Learn these five Latvian verbs in the present tense in all six conjugated forms by heart: I go, you go, he/she/it goes, we go, you (plural) go, they go.
Also learn the past and future forms of the verbs to have, to be, to go, and to do.
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to have
I have
man ir
you have
tev ir
he has
viņam ir
we have
mums ir
you have
jums ir
they have
viņiem ir
to be
I am
es esmu
you are
tu esi
he is
viņš ir
we are
mēs esam
you are
jūs esat
they are
viņi ir
to go
I go
es eju
you go
tu ej
he goes
viņš iet
we go
mēs ejam
you go
jūs ejat
they go
viņi iet
varēt, mācēt
I can
es varu, māku
you can
tu vari, māki
he can
viņš var, māk
we can
mēs varam, mākam
you can
jūs varat, mākat
they can
viņi var, māk
you can (formal)
Jūs varat, mākat
to do
I do
es daru
you do
tu dari
he does
viņš dar
we do
mēst daram
you do
jūs darat
they do
viņi dar
I had
man bija
you had
tev bija
he had
viņam bija
we had
mums bija
they had
viņiem bija
I was
es biju
you were
tu biji
he was
viņš bija
we were
mēs bijām
you were
jūs bijāt
I went
es gāju
you went
tu gāji
he went
viņš gāja
we went
mēs gājām
you went
jūs gājāt
they went
viņi gāja
you did
tu dariji
he did
viņš darija
we did
mēs darījām
you did
jūs darījāt
they did
viņi darīja
I will have
man būs
you will have
tev būs
he will have
viņam būs
we will have
mums būs
you will have
jums būs
they will have
viņiem būs
I will be
es būšu
you will be
tu būsi
he will be
viņš būs
we will be
mēs būsim
you will be
jūs būsiet
they will be
viņi būs
I will go
es iešu
you will go
tu iesi
he will go
viņš ies
we will go
mēs iesim
you will go
jūs iesiet
they will go
viņi ies
I will do
es darīšu
you will do
tu darīsi
he will do
viņš darīs
we will do
mēs darīsim
you will do
jūs darīsiet
they will do
viņi darīs
Is there ... ?
Vai ir...?
May I ... ?
Es drīkstu...?
I need ...
Man vajag...
Where is ... ?
Kur ir...?
What is ... ?
Kas ir...?
How much is ... ?
Cik maksā...?
I would like to have ...
Man lūdzu...
Can you ... ?
Vai vari...?
Can you (formal) ... ?
Jūs varētu...?

The verb forms will also be taught to you in the language course from Sprachenlernen24 right in the first few days with the help of a verb trainer, as they are essential in any language.
If you learn just 100 words in addition to these verbs at the beginning, you can already have basic conversations after only about three hours of study time.
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