OHWAD-Basic words





awkward, embarrassing (colloq.)





Example sentences:

Nagyon ciki volt ez a beszélgetés.

This conversation was relly awkward.

[Very awkward was this the conversation.]


Nagyon ciki lesz, ha elfelejtem a szöveget.

It’ll be really awkward if I forget my text.

[Very awkward will-be, if away-forget-I the text-my.]



Related terms:

elpirul / elvörösödik – to turn red

cinkes – another (even more colloq.) word for awkward, embarrassing

égés / égő – another word for awkward, embarrassing (literally: burn, burning)

kellemetlen – unpleasant, awkward, inconvenient

kínos – another word for embarrassing


Not to be confused with:

cigi – short for cigarette (i.e. cigarette)


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  1. Diane Dobry says:

    I received your lessons and recordings and it is an excellent program. Somewhat difficult but helpful. Hearing and understanding is my biggest issue.


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