OHWAD-Basic words





to leave, to abandon




Memory hook:

AL is about to leave the HUT,


Example sentences:

Elhagyott a férjem és felborult az életem.

My husband left me and my life turned upside down.

[Left-me the husband-my and collapsed the life-my.]


Szeretném végre elhagyni ezt a falut.

I’m ready to finally leave this village.
[Would-like-I already leave this the village.]


Related terms:

hagy – to leave so. / sth. be just as it is / to leave so. / sth. alone

meghagy – to leave sth. for so. (e.g. to leave the rest of the food for someone else to eat)

kihagy – to omit / to skip

lehagy – to leave sth. away, to overtake (by car, bike, etc.)


Not to be confused with:

hagyma – onion


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