OHWAD-Basic words





gal (colloq. for “girl” often used in everyday-life speech)




Example sentences:

Tegnap egy tök szép estét töltöttem a csajokkal.

I spent a really nice evening with the gals yesterday.

[Yesterday a pumpkin (i.e. very) nice evening(acc.) spent-I the gals-with.]


Tegnap láttam három nagyon jó csajt amikor mentem dolgozni.

I saw three beautiful girls yesterday on my way to work.

[Yesterday saw-I three very good gal(acc.), when went-I to-work.]



Related terms:

bácsi – elderly man, but also “Mr”; the way to address an elderly man, e.g. “Karcsi bácsi” would be “Mr Karcsi”

csávó – guy (colloq. – a male equivalent of “csaj”)

jó csaj – literally “good girl”; often used by guys (but also girls) to express among their friends that they like the looks of a girl.

kislány – little girl

lány – girl (non-colloq.)

néni – elderly woman, but also “Miss”, “Mrs”; the way to address elder women, e.g. “Kati néni” would be “Mrs Kati”

nő – woman

srác – guy (colloq. – another male equivalent of “csaj”)



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