OHWAD-Basic words





to sing





Example sentences:

Szólj rám, ha hangosan énekelek. – A famous song from Hungarian band “LGT” that you can listen to right below.

Let me know if I sing too loudly.

[Tell-you! on-me, if loudly sing-I.]


Nem érdekel, hogy hogy énekelsz.

I don’t care how you sing.

[Not interest-me, that how sing-ypu]


Related terms:

énekes – singer

sztár – superstar

“Megasztár” – the name of the Hungarian equivalent to America’s got talent (with singers only) or the German “Deutschland sucht den Superstar”.

dal / ének – song (used rather with traditional stuff, like folk songs than with current pop culture)

szám – song (but also: number). This is the word to use for a song of Amy Winehouse or even Justin Bieber.

kotta – musical score

kívülről – by heart (but also: “from the outside”)

előad / előadás – to perform / performance

mikrofon – microphone


Not to be confused with:

érdekel – to interest


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