Daily words
irm s
 hirm ▫ bailes ♦ irm eitõ hirm hakata ▫ mesties bail; irmsõ je’llõ hirmus elada ▫ dzīvot bailēs; irmstõ kangtõks īedõ hirmust kangeks jääda ▫ sastingt no bailēm ● Mi’nnõn u’m irm tä’mstõ. Mul on hirm tema pärast. ▫ Man ir bail par viņu. Mi’nnõn u’m irm, ku set se läpš ä’b lǟ’ ukkõ. 86b13 Mul on hirm, kui vaid see laps ei lähe hukka. ▫ Man ir bail, ka tik tas bērns neaiziet postā. Irm tulāb pǟlõ. KK77a Hirm tuleb peale. ▫ Bailes nāk virsū. Tä’mmõn eitõn irm. Tal hakanud hirm. ▫ Viņam sameties bail. Ne’i je’n u’m irm, ku ibūkst attõ pistõ. KK78a18 Niipalju on hirm, et juuksed on püsti. ▫ Tik ļoti bail, ka mati ir [sacēlušies] stāvus. Ta āndiz mi’nnõn irmõ. KK77a Ta tekitas minus [~ andis mulle] hirmu. ▫ Viņš radīja man bailes. Ta u’m a’mši irmõ täuž. EV14 Ta on alatasa hirmu täis. ▫ Viņš vienmēr ir pilns baiļu. Bikšõd at irmstõ tǟdõd. Püksid on hirmu tõttu [~ hirmust] täis. ▫ Bikses ir pilnas no bailēm. Irmstõ võib īekõ nǭ’gõst ulzõ, un kīlmast. KK77a Hirmust võib hüpata nahast välja, ning külmast. ▫ No bailēm var izlēkt no ādas ārā, un no aukstuma.

kemmõ vt
 kammida ▫ ķemmēt ♦ ibūkši kemmõ juukseid kammida ▫ ķemmēt matus

ne gr
pl  need ▫ tie, šie

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.

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Calender
18/08
1845 – the Russian Geography Society was founded. Its first expedition was the first scientific expedition to the Liv people.
20/08
1902 – in Rīga, Margarete Stalte, a conductor and Liv culture activist was born. Died in 1978.
23/08
1883 – in Lūžņa village,Teodor Švanenberg (Klūkõdmäg), a Liv poet and publicist was born. Died in 1946.
26/08
1963 – Ilva Buntika, an artist of Liv origin was born.
27/08
1913 – Jānis Graudonis, an archaeologist, historian and researcher of the Liv settlements in Ikšķile and Turaida, honorary member of LAS, was born. Died in 2005.