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Lithuanian

[lith-oo-ey-nee-uh n] /ˌlɪθ uˈeɪ ni ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Lithuania, its inhabitants, or their language.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Lithuania.
3.
a Baltic language, the official language of Lithuania.
Abbreviation: Lith.
Origin of Lithuanian
1600-1610
1600-10; lithuani(a) + -an
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  • Again it is a ballad upon a Lithuanian theme, from the pen of Mickiewicz.

  • Sire, I was born a Lithuanian, and I have only a few years to live.

    Kosciuszko Monica Mary Gardner
  • Anna turned to her cousin Lina and spoke a few words of Lithuanian.

    Potash & Perlmutter Montague Glass
  • Vasilkevich described his Lithuanian lakes and forests pithily.

    In Vain Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • Here on the farms there were wiser fathers than the Lithuanian.

  • The Lithuanian peasant, for example, had little furniture at home.

    New Homes for Old Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge
  • In Lithuanian I. is found a variant which, as we shall find, is of a common type.

    The Grateful Dead Gordon Hall Gerould
British Dictionary definitions for Lithuanian

Lithuanian

/ˌlɪθjʊˈeɪnɪən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Lithuania, its people, or their language
noun
2.
the official language of Lithuania: belonging to the Baltic branch of the Indo-European family
3.
a native or inhabitant of Lithuania
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