knot; figurative for: a bunch, many
Csomót kötöttem a zacskóra, nehogy kiessen belőle minden.
I tied a knot on the bag to avoid everything falling out of it.
[Knot(acc.) tied-I the bag-on, not-that out-fall-shpuld out-of-it everything.]
Egy csomó ember volt tegnap a bulin.
There were lots of people at the party yesterday.
[A knot person were yesterday the party-on.]
köt – to tie
masni – ribbon
szoros – tight
tengerészcsomó – sailor’s knot
to “a bunch”:
sok – many
kevés – few
pár – literally “pair”, but also: few
néhány – another word for “few”
jónéhány – a “good few” – i.e. quite a lot
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