This page shows everything that is currently available on to help you learn Latvian.

I am going to update it every week.

Here is what I have in mind:

  • real world Latvian, not academically correct version of it
  • bite-sized mini lessons
  • vocabulary word lists with audio
  • short stories in two languages
  • audio recordings of real life conversations in Latvian
  • audio recordings of slowly spoken Latvian
  • reviews of books about learning Latvian


Verb stems

How do you figure out the present and past stems of a verb?

Why Latvian has cases

Why does Latvian have noun cases? Why can’t it be like English which doesn’t have cases and is perfectly fine without them?

Memrise Latvian Courses

Memrise is a fun way to learn languages and vocabulary. Take our top 100+ most popular Latvian words course on Memrise.

Word Lists

III Declension Nouns

A list of the 3rd (III) declension Latvian nouns. The least used declension in Latvian.

VI Declension Nouns

The complete list of the 6th (VI) declension Latvian nouns. There’s not so many of them and you need to learn just a few.

Latvianized Names

When someone says their name, do you immediately know how to spell it?


Here is a list of words that describe jobs that people do.


List of country names in Latvian.

Book Reviews

Colloquial Latvian

I am happy to report that this is a good book to learn Latvian from. If you already are familiar with grammar concepts. Probably not great if you are a complete beginner.

Latvian in 25 Lessons

This book takes a communicative approach to language learning. It means that when it comes to grammar, you’re on your own.