Answers to Exercises, Lesson 12
English sentences translated into Latvian :
For each of the following phrases, put the bracketed noun and adjective in the correct form, and translate the phrase into English:
- Labvakar, Jāni! (Good evening, John!)
- Lindai sāp auss. (Linda's ear hurts.)
- Vēsa nakts, vai nē? (A cool night, isn't it?)
- Vai Jums galva sāpēja? (Did your (formal) head hurt?)
- Ārsts grib mani redzēt. (The doctor wants to see me.)
- Jāzepam vajag kafiju. (Joseph needs some coffee.) Alternate answer: Jāzepam vajag kafijas.
- Manam brālim ir kaut kas ausī. (My brother has something in (his) ear.)
- Annai nemaz nav sulas. (Anna doesn't have any juice at all.)
Please translate the following sentences into English:
- no manas acs "from my eye"
- pēc pulksteņa "according to the clock" (literally: after the clock)
- ar jaunu datoru "with a new computer"
- uz lielu dvieli "on a big towel"
- It's windy outside. (Ārā ir vējains.)
- I'm not hurting anywhere. (Man nekas nesāp.) Alternate translation: Nothing on me hurts.
- We never got the internet. (Mēs nekad nedabūjām internetu.)
- The/My eye didn't need a doctor. (Acij nevajadzēja arstu.)
- (My) daughter doesn't have the internet, but she has a large computer. Great!/Nice! (Meitai nav interneta, bet viņai ir liels dators. Jauki!)
- Mother didn't have any tea. What a pity! (Mātei nebija tējas. Žēl!) Alternate translation: My mother had no tea. That's unfortunate.
- According to the clock it's already morning. (Pēc pulksteņa ir jau rīts.)
- In the evening they couldn't see any more. That's bad! (Vakarā viņi vairs nevarēja redzēt. Tas ir slikti!) Alternate translation: In the evening they were no longer able to see. That's bad!