Daily words
vikāt s
 vikat ▫ izkapts

kīela s
(a) kell ▫ pulkstenis  kabāt|kīela taskukell ▫ kabatas pulkstenis; kä’d|kīela käekell ▫ rokas pulkstenis; lōda|kīela lauakell ▫ galda pulkstenis; sāina|kīela seinakell ▫ sienas pulkstenis; toŗņ|kīela tornikell ▫ torņa pulkstenis; virgtiji|kīela äratuskell ▫ modinātājpulkstenis ● Kīela u’m je’dsõ. Kell käib ette. ▫ Pulkstenis steidzas. Kīela īeb tagān. Kell jääb taha. ▫ Pulkstenis atpaliek. Mits u’m kīela? Mis kell on? ▫ Cik ir pulkstenis? Kīela pī’lõb. KK78.3 Kell seisab. ▫ Pulkstenis stāv. (b) kell ▫ zvans  pivā|kuodā|kīela kirikukell ▫ baznīcas zvans; uks|kīela uksekell ▫ durvju zvans

biktõ vt
 pihtida ▫ pieņemt grēksūdzi, biktēt

This portal was created by Līvõ Kultūr sidām (The Livonian Culture Centre) and offers a wide range of information on the Livonians, their culture, language, and history. Here you can discover the places the Livonians have lived, their cultural monuments, the location of their most important archives, and also about new Livonian-related events and exhibitions. You can learn about Livonian traditional and contemporary culture as well as become acquainted with their community organisations and most important personalities. The UL Livonian Institute section contains information about this institution as well as Livonian-Estonian-Latvian dictionary which is updated on an ongoing basis and which is supplemented with word forms and data from the Livonian language corpus. This section also contains the Livonian place name list, a list of Livonian borrowings in Latvian, and other resources for learning about and studying Livonian. The Library section contains a collection of articles, links, and videos on Livonian topics grouped by category.

We wish you success learning about Livonian culture!

1860 – in Mazsalaca, Ādams Butuls, a doctor, the first chairman of the Liv Friends’ Society, Latvia was born. Died in 1938.
1941 – Ieva Neilande, a historian, the first chairperson of the restored Liv Union was born. Died in 2006.
1923 – Valda Marija Šuvcāne, a Liv culture and public activist was born.
1937 – premiere of the play by Mārtiņš Zīverts ‘The Liv Blood’ in the Latvian National Theatre.
1999 – the Cabinet of Ministers adopted the State Long-term Target Program ‘Livs in Latvia’.