OHWAD-Basic words





to forget




Example sentences:

Érzem, hogy idősödök, mert könnyebben felejtek.

Feel-I, that get-older-I, because easier forget-I.

I feel I’m getting older because I forget more easily.


Van olyan dolog, amit soha nem fogok elfelejteni.

Exists such thing, which never not will-I away-to-forget.

There are things that I’ll never forget.


Related terms:

elfelejt – to forget sth. for good

emlék – memory (the memorable thing itself)

emlékezet – memory, retention (the capability to remember things)

emlékeztet – to remind

emlékeztető – reminder

emlékszik – to remember

felejthetetlen – unforgettable

felejtős – forgetful, but also: easy to forget, not memorable

kifelejt – to forget sth. / so. in the sense of leaving it out by accident

kihagy – to leave out

megfeledkezik – to forget about sth. specific


Not to be confused with:

fejt – to solve (e.g. a riddle) & to shuck sth. (e.g. beans)


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