Latvian Directions

These are expressions used when giving or getting directions in Latvian. Very useful when trying to find your way around or when lost.

Excuse me! (to ask someone): Atvainojiet!
Can you show me?: Vai jūs varat man parādīt?
I'm lost: Es esmu apmaldījies
I'm not from here: Es neesmu vietējais
Can I help you?: Kā es varu palīdzēt?
Can you help me?: Vai jūs varat man palīdzēt?
It's near here: Tas ir tepat
It's far from here: Tas ir tālu
Go straight: Ejiet taisni
Turn left: Griezieties pa kreisi
Turn right: Griezieties pa labi
One moment please!: Vienu mirklīti, lūdzu
Come with me!: Nāciet man līdzi!
How can I get to the museum? : Kā es varu nokļūt uz muzeju?
How long does it take to get there?: Cik ilgā laikā tur var nokļūt?
Downtown (city center): Pilsētas centrs

The following are words which might be used alone or in combination with other words to ask or give directions.

Near: tuvu
Far: tālu
Right: pa labi
Left: pa kreisi
Straight: taisni
There: tur
Here: šeit
To walk: staigāt
To drive: vadīt auto
To turn: griezties
Traffic light: luksofori

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