OHWAD-Basic words





to allow, to let, to yield




Example sentences:

Anyukám nem akar ma elengedni.

Mother-my not wants today to-away-allow-me.

My mom doesn’t allow me to go tonight.


Nem engedem, hogy befolyásolj.

Not let-I, that influence-you-me.

I won’t let you influence me.


Okos enged, szamár szenved. (Hungarian saying)

Smart yields, donkey suffers.

The smart one yields and the fool donkey suffers.


Related terms:

beenged – to let in

elenged – to let go

elgyengül – to become weak (fig.)

ellenállás – resistance

ellenez – to be against sth.

engedelem – permission

engedelmes – obedient, submissive

hagy – to let

kienged – to let out

megenged – to allow


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