OHWAD-Basic words







has = belly

menés = walk, “go” as a noun

literally: belly-walk





Example sentences:

Szinte mindenkinek, aki Indiába utazik, valamikor hasmenése lesz.

Almost everyone who travels to India will get diarrhea at some point.

[Almost everyone-for who India-in travels, at-some-point diarrhea-theirs will-be.]


Elrontottam a gyomrom, ezért egész héten hasmenésem volt.

I upset my stomach and had diarrhea all week.

[Upset-I the stomach-my, therefore whole week-on diarrhea-my was.]



Related terms:

bél – gut

ételmérgezés – food poisoning

fos – the runs (colloq. but not vulg. – also frequently used to indicate that something is bad)

gyomor – stomach

gyomorrontás – indigestion

hány – to puke

hányás – puke (n.)

has – belly

rosszullét – nausea, sickness

szar – shit (vulg.) – we’re mentioning the vulgar version here, because (similarly to English) it’s also used to indicate that something is bad and you’ll probably hear it more often than you’d want to. 😉

széklet – stool


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  1. Bastette says:

    I just want to say that I love that you provide both literal and natural English translations for every sentence! That is so helpful!


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