Latvian Present

This is a list of verbs in the present tense in Latvian. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the present form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: redzēt
To write: rakstīt
To love: mīlēt
To give: dot
To play: spēlēt
To read: lasīt
To understand: saprast
To have: piederēt
To know: zināt
To learn: mācīties
To think: domāt
To work: strādāt
To speak: runāt
To drive: braukt / vadīt auto
To smile: smaidīt
To find: atrast

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the present tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I see you: Es redzu tevi
I write with a pen: Es rakstu ar pildspalvu
You love apples: Man garšo āboli
You give money: Tu dod naudu
You play tennis: Tu spēlē tenisu
He reads a book: Viņš lasa grāmatu
He understands me: Viņš mani saprot
She has a cat: Viņai ir kaķis
She knows my friend: Viņa pazīst manu draugu (draudzeni)
We want to learn: Mēs gribam mācīties
We think Spanish is easy: Mēs domājam, ka spāņu valoda ir viegla
You (plural) work here: Jūs šeit strādājat
You (plural) speak French: Jūs runājat franciski
They drive a car: Viņi brauc ar mašīnu
They smile: Viņi smaida

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