Prepositions with genitive case Exercises in Lithuanian language

Understanding prepositions with the genitive case is crucial for mastering the Lithuanian language. Prepositions in Lithuanian often dictate the case of the noun that follows them, and the genitive case is commonly used to indicate possession, origin, or a part of a whole. By learning how to correctly pair prepositions with the genitive case, you will be able to construct more precise and meaningful sentences. This skill is essential for both written and spoken Lithuanian, as it enhances your ability to express complex relationships between objects, people, and concepts. In these exercises, you will practice using prepositions that require the genitive case. You will encounter a variety of contexts, from everyday conversations to more formal writing scenarios. Each exercise is designed to reinforce your understanding of how prepositions function with genitive nouns, and to help you internalize the rules through practical application. By the end of these exercises, you should feel more confident in your ability to use prepositions with the genitive case correctly, making your Lithuanian communication clearer and more accurate.

Exercise 1

<p>1. Mes einame *į* biblioteką (preposition for direction).</p> <p>2. Ji bijo *aukščio* (genitive form for "height").</p> <p>3. Tu negali gyventi be *vandens* (genitive form for "water").</p> <p>4. Vaikas grįžo iš *mokyklos* (genitive form for "school").</p> <p>5. Jis pasigedo savo *raktų* (genitive form for "keys").</p> <p>6. Mes laukiame *svečio* (genitive form for "guest").</p> <p>7. Vakarienė prasideda po *septynių* (genitive form for "seven").</p> <p>8. Aš dažnai prisimenu mūsų kelionę į *kalnus* (genitive form for "mountains").</p> <p>9. Jis gavo laišką iš *draugo* (genitive form for "friend").</p> <p>10. Katė slėpėsi po *stalu* (genitive form for "table").</p>

Exercise 2

<p>1. Jis laukia *traukinių* stotyje (waiting for something).</p> <p>2. Moteris ieško *raktų* savo rankinėje (looking for something).</p> <p>3. Mes važiuojame į miestą *draugų* automobiliu (vehicle belonging to someone).</p> <p>4. Vaikai bijo *tamsos* naktį (afraid of something).</p> <p>5. Jis grįžo namo be *pinigų* (without something).</p> <p>6. Ji visada bijo *aukščio* (afraid of something).</p> <p>7. Mokytoja kalbėjo apie *istorijos* pamokas (talking about a subject).</p> <p>8. Jis negali gyventi be *meilės* (cannot live without something).</p> <p>9. Aš pasigendu *ramybės* mieste (missing something).</p> <p>10. Jie laukia *autobuso* stotelėje (waiting for a type of transport).</p>

Exercise 3

<p>1. Mes einame *į* biblioteką (preposition indicating direction).</p> <p>2. Jis atėjo *iš* mokyklos (preposition indicating origin).</p> <p>3. Aš laukiu *prie* durų (preposition indicating location).</p> <p>4. Jie gyvena *už* miesto (preposition indicating outside).</p> <p>5. Katė miega *ant* stalo (preposition indicating position).</p> <p>6. Vaikai bėgioja *aplink* namą (preposition indicating around).</p> <p>7. Ji atsisėdo *prieš* langą (preposition indicating opposite).</p> <p>8. Mes susitikome *per* pietus (preposition indicating during).</p> <p>9. Jis stovėjo *šalia* automobilio (preposition indicating beside).</p> <p>10. Vakarėlis vyko *be* muzikos (preposition indicating without).</p>

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