Participles: būdinys

6 November 2014 by Pigmalijonas

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Būdinys is a participle that highlights the method of an action. Būdinys is made by changing the ti of the infinitive into te: bėgti (to run) becomes bėgte, nešti (to bring) becomes nešte. Būdinys is always used in front of a verb and strengthens it.

Jonas bėgte bėga. Jonas runs (as runners should run; very quickly).
Ugnis degte dega. The fire burns (intensively).

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