What they build is really EPIC.
Inkább vennék házat, minthogy építsek.
I’d rather buy than build a house.
[Rather buy-would-I house(acc.), than build-should-I.]
Egyszer építek magamnak egy üvegkastélyt.
One day I’ll build a glass castle.
[Once build-I myself-for a glass-castle(acc.)]
ép – healthy, unhurt, whole, intact, sound—> “épít” literally translates to making something sound, intact, whole, etc.
építkezik – to be in the process of building something
építkezés – construction site
bont – to disassemble
lebont – to knock down a building
építészmérnök – architect
építőmérnök – civil engineer
mérnök – engineer
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