When the sun is down in Lithuania, and you can feel the night breeze, it’s nice to have someone to say Good night in Lithuanian (Labos Nakties). Saying good night has been part of our lives since we were young. Do you remember the days when our parents tucked us to bed, read us bedtime stories, and make us say our prayers? It is undoubtedly one of the best memories of our childhood because you can really feel that you are loved and cared for.
Saying Good Night is a way of making the other person feel that you think of them until the very last hour of the day. Sometimes, saying Good night can be a way to say Goodbye (Viso Gero) after having a beautiful day with the other person.
Saying Good night is as important as saying Good Morning. Morning greetings are one of the things we do first thing in the morning so, it’s also nice to end the day with a greeting that will make people feel that you think about them.
Good Night (Labos Nakties) VS Good Evening (Labas Vakaras)
Are you one of those people who are confused about the difference between Good night and Good evening? Well, here is the difference that will help you know what and when to use it. Good Night is used as a form of saying Goodbye or before going to bed. On the other hand, Good evening is used as a greeting like hello from 6:00 pm until 11:59 pm
How Do You Say Good Night In Lithuanian Language?
One of the best things that you can experience in Lithuania is Lithuanian nightlife. In fact, in the previous blog entitled “Here’s To You: 5 Basic Ways To Say Cheers in Lithuanian Language“, we have discussed a little bit of how you can enjoy the nightlife in Lithuania. But, at the end of the day, you’ll have to say Good night (Labos Nakties) and bid farewell to the people you are with.
So, here are the different ways on how to say Good night in Lithuanian. English translations are also given to help you understand each expression.
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1. Labos Nakties.
English Translation: Good Night.
This is the easiest and the most common way to say Good night to someone. You can use it both in a formal and informal setting. You can use this when talking to a friend, family member, or even for people whom you have just met. If you are new to learning the Lithuanian language, this can be your go-to way to say Good night in Lithuanian.
You can also use the Lithuanian word Labanakt which is another easy way to say Good night in Lithuanian.
2. Saldžių Sapnų.
English Translation: Sweet Dreams.
Another common expression we hear when greeting someone Good night is “Sweet dreams”. Of course, who would not want to have a good dream that will lighten up your mood the next day? So, if you want to say this expression in Lithuanian, you can say “Saldžių Sapnų”.
3. Miegok Gerai.
English Translation: Sleep Well.
There are times that we think of many things before we go to sleep. This is the reason why we have trouble sleeping. If you knew someone who’s having a hard time sleeping and you want to make somehow them feel good, you can say “Miegok Gerai,” which means “Sleep well” in English.
4. Iki Rytojaus.
English Translation: Until tomorrow.
Can’t get enough of the whole day? Don’t worry because there’s another day. If you find yourself in this situation, saying “Until tomorrow” or “Iki Rytojaus” is another way of saying Good night in Lithuanian that you can use.
5. Nepamirškite Pasakyti Savo Maldų!
English Translation: Don’t forget to say your prayers!
Our parents taught us to pray before we sleep. We say prayers to talk to give thanks to all the blessings and also to express our heart’s desires. In Lithuania, 93% of the population is Christian. So, if you want to express this in Lithuanian, you can say “Nepamirškite pasakyti savo maldų!”
6. Laikas Važiuoti Vaivorykšte į Svajonių šalį!
English Translation: Time to ride the rainbow to dreamland!
If you want to be a little extra when saying Good Night to a child, you can use the expression “Laikas Važiuoti Vaivorykšte į Svajonių šalį!”. This way, children will feel good and excited before sleeping which is really good for their health.
7. Svajoti Apie Mane!
English Translation: Dream about me!
Do you have a special someone? If you two can’t get enough of being together and you still want to be with each other even in your dreams, you can say this simple but sweet Good Night message. “Svajoti Apie Mane!” is a Lithuanian phrase that means “Dream about me!” in English. Usually, the man in the relationship says this but of course, the woman can also say this first.
8. Šį Vakarą Svajosiu Apie Tave.
English Translation: I will dream about you tonight.
There’s no way to control someone’s dream but, there are times that you really want to especially if you want to see a person in your dreams. This is also a sweet way to say Good night in Lithuanian that you can use when talking to your special someone.
Saying Good Night can be done in many languages. If you want, Ling App also has some other blog posts that discuss how to say Good night in different languages. If you like to learn more, you can download the app or visit the website
Words And Phrases Related To Night And Sleep
|Eime miegoti||Let’s go to sleep.|
|Mano lova patogi||My bed is comfortable.|
|Ši pagalvė yra minkšta.||This pillow is soft.|
|Sapnavau blogą sapną||I had a bad dream|
|Man patinka naktinis gyvenimas||I like the nightlife|
|Leisk man nusnausti.||Let me take a nap|
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