to flow, to be going on
A frequent root word you’ll encounter again and again in various forms – see the related terms for examples!
A kikristályosodott méz már nem folyik.
The out-crystallized honey anymore not flows.
Crystallized honey doesn’t flow anymore.
A nagyteremben most előadás folyik.
The big-hall-on now presentation is-going-on.
There’s a presentation going on now in the main hall.
Mi folyik itt?
What is-going-on here?
What’s going on here?
csöpög / csepeg – to drip
folyam – large river
folyamat – process (n.)
folyamatos – frequent
folyamatosan – frequently
folyás – flow (n.), but also “the whites” (i.e. vaginal discharge)
folyó – river, but also: flowing (adv.)
folyóirat – periodical (n.), journal (n.)
folyton – all the time, constantly
folytonosság – continuity
kifolyik – to flow out
lefolyás – procedure
lefolyik – to take place, also: to be running down the drain (water)
ömlik – to stream (a strong flow)
szivárog – to trickle, to ooze
zajlik – to be taking place
Not to be confused with:
fojt – to choke sb.
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