Professions -ininkas

19 December 2013 by Pigmalijonas

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In the previous lesson you learned that you can make profession words out of verbs. In this lesson you will make profession words out of nouns.

There is a number of suffixes that you need to attach to the stem of a noun to make it a profession word. The most popular is -inink:

daina (a song) - a + ininkas = dainininkas (a singer) (female: dainininkė)

apsauga
būgnai
darbas
futbolas
gaisras
kalba
krepšinis
menas
paštas
policija
sportas
statybos
tenisas
valdžia
verslas

(security)
(drums)
(work)
(football)
(fire)
(language)
(basketball)
(art)
(post)
(police)
(sport)
(construction)
(tennis)
(authority; government)
(business)

apsaugininkas
būgnininkas
darbininkas
futbolininkas
gaisrininkas
kalbininkas
krepšininkas
menininkas
paštininkas
policininkas
sportininkas
statybininkas
tenisininkas
valdininkas
verslininkas

(security worker)
(drummer)
(worker)
(football player)
(fireman)
(linguist)
(basketball player)
(artist)
(mailman)
(policeman)
(sportsman)
(construction worker)
(tennis player)
(governor)
(businessman)

Word Meaning
daina song
dainininkas singer
apsauga security
apsaugininkas 1. bodyguard
2. security worker
būgnai drums
būgnininkas drummer
darbas 1. work
2. job
darbininkas worker
futbolas 1. football
2. soccer
futbolininkas 1. football player
2. soccer player
gaisras fire
gaisrininkas fireman
kalba 1. language
2. speech
kalbininkas linguist
krepšinis basketball
krepšininkas basketball player
menas art
menininkas artist
paštas 1. post
2. post office
paštininkas mailman
policija police
policininkas policeman
sportas 1. sport
2. sports
sportininkas 1. sportsman
2. athlete
statybos construction
statybininkas 1. construction worker
2. builder
tenisas tennis
tenisininkas tennis player
valdžia 1. government
2. authority
valdininkas 1. official
2. governor
verslas business
verslininkas businessman
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