OHWAD-Basic words









Memory hook:

I will KEEP that picture.



Example sentences:

Soha nem fakul a kép, amíg összeköt az emlék.

The picture will never fade, as long as the memory connects us.

[Never not fade the picture, as-long connect the memory.]


Mielőtt végleg elmegyek, kapsz egy képet rólam. Ha hiányzom, ezt mindig nézheted; szét is tépheted.
Before I leave for good, I’ll leave you a picture of me. You can look at it any time you miss me, or you can tear it apart.

[Before for-good away-go-I, get-you a picture(acc.) of-me. If missing-I, this always look-can-you; apart also tear-can you.]


Songtext of iconic song“Mielőtt elmegyek” by monumental Hungarian band Bikini.


For more Hungarian songs and band check out our Ultimate Guide to the Hungarian Music Scene.


Related terms:

festmény – painting

művészet – art

rajz – drawing

fotó – photograph



Did you like today’s word? Do you have a favourite memory hook for it or do you get it into your brain in a completely different way? Did we miss something in the explanation? 
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