OHWAD-Basic words





to enjoy




Example sentences:

Egyszerűen csak élvezni akarom az életet.

I simply want to enjoy life.

[Simply only to-enjoy want-I the life(acc.).]


Jobban élvezem a nyarat, mint a telet.

I enjoy summer more than winter.

[Better enjoy-I-it the summer(acc.), than the winter(acc.).]


To put this “enjoyable” word into context, here is a great contemporary Hungarian song about the art of enjoying life and worrying less. It’s called “élvezd” (“Enjoy!”). In this spirit: Enjoy!




Related terms:

elélvez – to orgasm, to “come”

élvezkedik (valamiben) – to indulge (in sth.)

kiélvez – to savor, to relish

megbecsül – to appreciate

szeret – to like, to love

tetszik – to like sth. (also optically)


Not to be confused with:

elvesz – to take away

elvész – to get lost

élve – alive



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