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Lithuanian vowel variation

Why does Lithuanian "i" from pilti lengthen to "y" pylimas, but Lithuanian "i" from kilti doesn't lengthen to "y" kilimas?
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Why does Lithuanian šeima have "ei"? [closed]

Why does Lithuanian šeima have north Samogitian "ei" instead of "ie"?
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Pronominalized adjectives in Lithuanian

This is a question for those who are native speakers of Lithuanian or have a very good proficiency in Lithuanian as a second language. As for your feeling, are the definite or pronominalized ...
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What is the phonetic transcription of the Lithuanian name Austėja? [closed]

I do not know how to transcribe this name.
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Lithuanian possessive perfect

Can someone explain what exactly the 'possessive perfect' is? The book I read gave the following example: Turiu atsinešęs maisto. have:PRS.1SG bring:PTCP.PST.ACT.NOM.SG....
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Sound files for Lithuanian pitch accent distinctions?

I'm looking for sound files that illustrate the distinction between the two pitch contours of long vowels and diphthongs in Lithuanian, e.g. kóšė (falling pitch) vs. kõšė (rising pitch). Does anyone ...
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How much Lithuanian and Romanian languages are mutually intelligible?

I have heard that Lithuanian and Romanian are related. As such, I want to know, to what extent they are mutually intelligible.