OHWAD-Basic words









Example sentences:

Néha jólesik egy gyertyafényes vacsora.

Sometimes a candlelight dinner is really pleasant.

[Sometimes good-falls a candle-light-y dinner.]


Havonta minimum egyszer gyújtok egy gyertyát és beülök a fürdőkádba.

At least once a month I light a candle and take a bath.

[Monthly at-least(minimum) once light-I a candle(acc.) and in-sit-I the bathtub-in.]


“tartani a gyertyát”

“to hold the candle” – the Hungarian version of being the “third wheel” when it comes to hanging out with a freshly-in-love couple.

[hold the candle(acc.)]


Related terms:

gyertyafény – candlelight

gyertyatartó – candlestick

halottak napja – All Souls’ Day (Nov. 2)

kanóc – wick

láng – flame

mécses – tealight

mindenszentek – All Saints’ Day (Nov. 1)

romantika – romance

tűz – fire

viasz – wax


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