OHWAD-Basic words





To build




Memory hook:

What they build is really EPIC.


Example sentences:

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.)]



Related terms:

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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