OHWAD-Basic words





to swear (i.e. to use swear words)




Example sentences:

Sok ember azért káromkodik, hogy nyomatékosítsa a mondandóját.

Many people swear in order to emphasize their statement.

[Many human therefore swears, that emphasize the thing-to-say-his.]


Magyarul különösen durván lehet káromkodni.

You can swear in a particularly rough way in Hungarian.

[Hungarian-as especially roughly possible to-swear.]



Related terms:

basszus – a sanitized swear word derived from “b*szd meg”, literally meaning “bass cleff”. Comparable to saying “fudge” instead of “f*ck”

csúnya szó – bad word

csúnyán beszél – to speak in an ugly way, to use lots of swear words

elhord (valakit / valamit) – to disparage (so. / sth.)

kár – damage (n.)

káromkodik, mint egy kocsis – „to swear like a coachman”, to swear a lot, in an ugly way

káromol / átkoz (valakit / valamit) – to curse (so. / sth.)


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2 replies
  1. catchbudapest says:

    Sinisa! Sorry! Forgot that one. 🙂 It means “to disparage so.” i.e. to call someone all kinds of bad things. Just added it above. Thanks for drawing our attention to this. Have a great weekend!! Juli


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