to leave, to abandon
AL is about to leave the HUT,
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.]
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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