In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person)lituano masculinelituana feminine
- The last pagans in Europe, Lithuanians eventually accepted Catholicism as part of a strategic alliance with Poland in the fourteenth century.
- In shops and restaurants the Lithuanians are polite and some younger staff try out their English.
- Historically, relations with other ethnic groups have been amicable; this is perhaps because over 80 percent of citizens are ethnic Lithuanians.
- The Czechs, East Germans, Estonians, Lithuanians, Nicaraguans, Poles, and Russians who tried to dismantle their respective secret police systems had few guideposts and no precedents to follow.
- The entire region was plundered in the following centuries by invading Poles, Lithuanians, Swedes, Germans, and most recently Russians.
- Deportation now awaits the six Latvians, two Lithuanians, four Russians, four Moldovans and two Ukrainians who were detained at Kendal and Penrith police stations after the raids.
- We have invited Africans, Lithuanians and Polish along and are hoping their ethnic floats will bring some life to the parade.
- Until the 1930 census, the U.S. government lumped Latvians in with Lithuanians and Russians.
- However, over the three-year Nazi occupation, occupation authorities succeeded in recruiting or capturing tens of thousands of Lithuanians to work in Germany or serve in the military.
- When the Moroccans began to organize after a Spanish pogrom against them two years ago, the farmers began to bring in Ecuadoreans, Lithuanians and Ukrainians to replace them.
- Russians, Lithuanians, Croats, Serbs, and Poles each accounted for 3 percent to 4 percent of the workforce.
- Like other Eastern European immigrants, Lithuanians were exploited for labor purposes.
- The ancient Lithuanians worshiped many gods and believed that forests and fires were sacred.
- The Russians and Lithuanians were quite active as well, firing one rider after the next off the front.
- Nevski was also very successful in holding at bay the Germans and Tatars as well as the Lithuanians and Finns, all of who were aspiring to gain territory in Russia.
- A lot of the eastern Europeans in Killarney, Lithuanians and so on, would have played a very good standard at home.
- In the years since independence, Lithuanians, industrious and entrepreneurial, have made their country the most successful former Soviet republic.
- Not reading Lithuanian, though, we didn't understand the sign that clearly stated that on the gates, and so were literally pushed out by the guards, the first grumpy Lithuanians we have come across.
- Newly arrived Poles generally had their closest contacts outside Polish Americans with their former European neighbors: Czechs, Germans, and Lithuanians.
- Nigerians, Russians and Lithuanians are also in the centre.
- The languages causing the headache for Brussels are Slovenian, Latvian and Lithuanian, all official languages in nations which joined the EU in May.
- The official language of the country is Lithuanian, and the country's flag consists of three equal horizontal bands - yellow on the top, green in the middle, and red on the bottom.
- Fifteen minutes later, the machine comes back with a history of the Afghan hound in several languages, including Lithuanian.
- For the odours in these ghastly charnel houses there may be words in Lithuanian, but there are none in English.
- Millions of people will continue to speak Italian, Greek, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Vietnamese, Lebanese and the world's many other languages when they die out in Australia.
- Remus speaks English and Lithuanian fluently, and didn't have to take up Irish because he was over the age of 10 when he joined Rockfield national school.
- Somewhat less famous was another lord, Paszkiewicz, or Poszka, who wrote poems in Lithuanian in praise of an oak tree which grew on his estate, to which he gave the name Baublis.
- These languages include Chinese, Hindi / Urdu, Japanese, Juang, Korean, Icelandic, Lithuanian, and Russian.
- The official language is Lithuanian, one of two remaining languages in the Baltic branch of the Indo-European languages.
- Speakers of African language Lingala, Persian language Farsi, Lithuanian and Somali are among those needed.
- Latvian, along with Lithuanian, is considered part of the small Baltic language group of the Indo-European family.
- Before they could interview the people involved properly, the police had to find language experts who could translate between Estonian, Lithuanian and English.
- Furthermore, each ethnic minority - Polish, Ukrainian, and Lithuanian - also speaks its own language.
- But strong words have the same effect in English, Lithuanian or any language.
- The first book written in Lithuanian was published in 1547, and Vilnius University was founded in 1579.
- The bottle offered Russian, Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian translations.
- He is a little Polish man who speaks Lithuanian and who works as a pants-finisher in the ghetto district.
- He studied more than fifteen languages, including Hebrew, Hungarian, Arabic, and Lithuanian.
- The inter-war period gave birth to a comprehensive system of education with Lithuanian as the language of instruction and the development of the press, literature, music, arts, and theater.
- He is the first member of his family to come to the United States from Lithuania, and speaks English, Lithuanian, Polish, and Russian.
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