OHWAD-Basic words





to play

but also: to be an option (see example sentence nr. 2 below) – colloquial




Example sentences:

Esténként sokszor játszunk társast.

Evenings often play-we board-game(acc.).

We often play board games in the evening.


Nekem a hétvége nem játszik, mert elutazom.

For-me the weekend not play, because away-travel-I.

The weekend is not an option for me because I’ll be gone then.


Related terms:

bábu – meeple

csal – to cheat

kártya – card

kártyajáték – card game

kocka – dice

játék – game

játékszer – toy

nyer – to win

nyertes – winner

stratégia – strategy

szerencse – luck

szerencsejáték – gambling

társas(játék) – board game – literally: with companion (társ: companion)

társasozik – to play board games

veszít – to lose

vesztes – loser


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