Daily words
jovāmi s
 jahvatus ▫ malums  PD88.10 ♦ ja’mdi jovāmi jäme jahvatus ▫ rupjš malums; pīenti jovāmi peenike jahvatus ▫ smalks malums

mitmõ|su’gli adj
 igasugune, mitmesugune ▫ dažāds,  Lk23.9

sizāl|mǭ s
 sisemaa ▫ iekšzeme

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!

1974 – Valt Ernštreit, a Liv language expert, the first director of the Liv Culture Center was born.
1920 the first expedition under Lauri Kettunen and Oskar Loorits to collect the Liv language and folklore samples started.
1940 – Vilnis Blažēvics, a Liv artist was born. Died in 1990.
1206 – a Liv revolt on Martinsala (an island). The Liv leader Ako was killed.
1955 – Guntis Zemītis, an archaeologist, researcher of the Liv history was born.