OHWAD-Basic words





adult / grownup (n.)


fel – up

nőtt – grown

literally: up-grown




Example sentences:

Egy felnőtt nem más, mint egy nagy gyerek.

Grownups are nothing else but big children.

[A grownup not different, than a big child.]


Pán Péter nem akart felnőtt lenni.

Peter Pan didn’t want to be an adult.

[Pan Peter not wanted adult be.]



Related terms:

felnő – to grow up

nő – to grow

felnőttkor – adulthood

kinő – to outgrow

gyerek – child / kid

tinédzser / tini (short form of tinédzser) / serdülő – teenager

serdül – to be a teenager


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