20 October 2013 by Pigmalijonas
To say because, you must use one of these constructions:
dėl to, kad
Nes is the most common way to say because, since it's the shortest.
Jis jos nekenčia, nes ji perka stalą. He hates her, because she is buying a table.
Ji perka kompiuterį todėl, kad mokykloje ant stalo yra kompiuteris. She is buying a computer, because there is a computer on the table at school.
Mokinys eina į mokyklą dėl to, kad reikia. The pupil goes to school because it is necessary.
There is also another way to say because or since:
It is not completely the same as nes, although it is often used as nes.
The difference is that usually kadangi is used in the first sentence clause:
Kadangi ji perka stalą, jis jos nekenčia. Since she is buying a table, he hates her.
Kadangi mokykloje ant stalo yra televizorius, ji perka televizorių. Since there is a computer on the table at school, she is buying a computer.
But it is possible to use it as nes - in the second clause:
Mokinys eina į mokyklą, kadangi reikia. The pupil goes to school since it is necessary.
Nes is never used in the first clause!