Kemény

OHWAD-Basic words

 

Kemény

 

Meaning:

hard, but also “cool”, rough, badass

 

Pronunciation:

 

Memory hook:

Life on CAYMAN islands is hard.

 

Example sentences:

Kemény vagy, mint a kád széle.

You’re as hard as the rim of the bathtub. (i.e. You’re such a badass guy – ironically)

[Hard you-are, as the bathtub rim-of.]

 

Nagyon kemény volt ez a tél.

This winter was very hard.

[Very hard was this the winter.]

 

Related terms:

puha – soft

puhány – a soft, weak person

 

 

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