OHWAD-Basic words





root (also in a figurative sense)

and also: a complete moron




Example sentences:

Azért tanulok magyarul, mert keresem a magyar gyökereim.

I’m learning Hungarian because I want to connect with my Hungarian roots.

[That’s-why learn-I Hungarian, because search-I the Hungarian roots-my.]


A fák a gyökereiken keresztül táplálkoznak.

Trees nourish themselves through their roots.

[The trees root-theirs-on through nourish-they.]


Ne legyél már ekkora gyökér!

C’mon, don’t be such a moron!

[Not be-you! please this-big moron!]


Related terms:

fa – tree

családfa – family tree

talaj – soil

eredet – origin

felmenő / előd – ancestor


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