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Lithuanian, Lietuviskai

Related languages With Latvian, it's one of the Eastern Baltic languages.
European speakers 4,000,000 speakers
Territories Lithuanian is the official language of Lithuania, and is also spoken in Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Poland, UK, Belarus and Germany.
Alphabet The modern, 32-letter script is based on Latin with the with the addition of .
First examples The first written Lithuanian dates from the 16th century, and was an anonymous prayer of 1503. The first book printed in Lithuanian is Martynas 1547 Catechism.
Other facts Between 1795 and 1915 Lithuania was ruled by Czarist Russia, and in an attempt to enforce the Russian standard and way of writing, the Latin alphabet was outlawed.

Key Phrases
Taip.
Yes.
Ne.
No.

Welcome!

Pleased to meet you.
Labas.
Hello.
Viso gero.
Goodbye.

Thank you.
Mano vardas ...
My name is ...

Do you speak English?

I'm sorry, I don't speak Lithuanian.
Man reikia pagalbos.
I need help.

Where is the toilet, please?

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