OHWAD-Basic words









Example sentences:

Ízetlen ez a leves; nincs jól fűszerezve.

Tasteless this the soup; not-is well spiced.

This soup is tasteless; it isn’t spiced well.


Főleg a fűszerek miatt különleges a délkelet-ázsiai konyha.

Mainly the spices because-of special the Southeast Asian cuisine.

The spices are what make the Southeast Asian cuisine so special.


Related terms:

babérlevél – bayleaf (a frequent ingredient in the Hungarian cuisine)

bazsalikom – basil

bors – pepper

csípős – spicy (literally: stingy)

erős – another word used for “spicy” (literally: strong)

erőspaprika – spicy paprika (typical for Hungarian dishes)

fahéj – cinnamon

fű – grass

konyha – kitchen, cuisine

só – salt

oregánó – oregano


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