OHWAD-Basic words





string, yarn, thread




Example sentences:

Ebből a nadrágból már kilógnak a fonalak.

The yearns are already sticking out of these trousers.

[This-out-of the trousers-from already stick-out the yarns.]


Elvesztettem a fonalat.

I lost the thread. (figurative)

[Lost-I the thread.]


Related terms:

madzag – synonym to “fonal”, but not in a figurative sense (i.e. You cannot lose the “madzag” in a conversation.)

cérna – yarn, sewing cotton

kötél – rope, cord

köt – to tie, to knit

varr – to sew


Related terms:

vonal – line


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