(but also: my corpse (corpse-my))
Ha fúj a szél, akkor tele van hullámmal a tenger.
When the wind blows, the sea is full of waves.
[If blows the wind, then full is wave-with the sea.]
A hullám vagy visz, vagy eltemet.
A wave either caries or buries you.
[The wave either carries, or burdens.]
Mindig is hullámos hajat akartam.
I always wanted to have curly hair.
[Always also curly hair(acc.) wanted-I.]
hullámzik – the verb for making waves, having waves
hullámos – wavy, curly
tenger – sea
fullad – to drown
magas – high
szörfdeszka – surfboard
szörföl – to surf
Not to be confused with:
hulla – corpse
hull – to fall
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