OHWAD-Basic words









Example sentences:

Nem kell idegesnek lenni, ha valaki nem veszi fel rögtön a telefont.

There’s no needto get nervous just because someone doesn’t pick up their phone immediately.

[Not must nervous-to be, if someone not picks up immediately the phone(acc.).]


Anyukám mindig ideges volt, ha későn értem haza.

My mom was always nervous if I got home late.

[Mom-my always nervous was, if late-on arrived-I home.]


Related terms:

feszült – tense, strained

feszültség / feszkó – tension / tension colloquially abbreviated (often used in natural speech)

aggodalom / aggódás – worry (n.)

aggódik – to worry

ideg – nerve

idegeskedik – to worry, to feel nervous

idegesség – nervousness



Not to be confused with:

idegen – strange, stranger (n.)


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