Definition of Lithuanian

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Lithuania.

Group relationships: Lietuva, Lithuania, Republic Of Lithuania
Generic synonyms: European



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Lithuania or its people or language.
Partainyms: Lithuania
Derivative terms: Lithuania

3. Noun. The official language of Lithuania; belongs to the Baltic branch of Indo-European.
Generic synonyms: Baltic, Baltic Language

Definition of Lithuanian

1. a. Of or pertaining to Lithuania (formerly a principality united with Poland, but now Russian and Prussian territory).

2. n. A native, or one of the people, of Lithuania; also, the language of the Lithuanian people.

Definition of Lithuanian

1. Adjective. Referring to or coming from Lithuania. ¹

2. Proper noun. The main language of Lithuania. ¹

3. Noun. A person living in or coming from Lithuania. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lithuanian Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lithuanian

Lithocarpus glabra
Lithodidae
Lithonate
Lithophragma
Lithophragma affine
Lithophragma affinis
Lithophragma parviflorum
Lithosian
Lithosians
Lithuania
Lithuania Minor
Lithuanian (current term)
Lithuanian Hound
Lithuanian Hounds
Lithuanian SSR
Lithuanian monetary unit
Lithuanianness
Lithuanians
Litocranius
Litocranius walleri
Little's area
Little's disease
Little Bear
Little Bighorn
Little Bighorn River
Little Boy

Literary usage of Lithuanian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The Latin alphabet was prohibited and many thousands of Lithuanian books were burnt by ... A chair of Lithuanian language and literature was established at ..."

2. The Library by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)., Library Association (1907)
"54) where the fragment now in the British Museum is thus described: The printing of a Lithuanian Bible was begun by Evan Tyler at Edinburgh about 1660, ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"But the name of Lithuanian provinces was usually given only to the governments of Vilna and Kovno, and, though Nicholas I. prohibited the use of this name, ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... rather than Lithuanian. The Old Prussian long diphthongs, long vowel plus liquid, and nasal plus consonant, therefore correspond, ..."

5. Lithuania by Centre for Co-operation with Non-members (2002)
"Chapter 2 Lithuanian Education System: an Overview Reform process The Lithuanian education system began to emerge from the highly centralised, ..."

6. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"The Lithuanian dominion was extended at the expense of Novgorod and Smolensk; the Lithuanian frontier (T<™ Conquests Russia. stretched far beyond both the ..."

7. Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind by James Cowles Prichard (1841)
"Of the Old Prussian, Lithuanian, and Lettish Languages. ... It appears, indeed, that the Lithuanian, of all the idioms of Europe, has the nearest affinity ..."

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