OHWAD-Basic words





to borrow


kölcsön – loan

kér – to ask for sth.


literally: loan-ask-for




Example sentences:

Barátoktól nem szeretek kölcsönkérni.

I don’t like borrowing (money) from friends.

[Friends-from not like-I borrow.]


Néha kölcsönkérem a lakótársaim ruháit.

I sometimes borrow some clothes from my roommates.

[Sometimes borrow-I the roommates-my clothes.]



Related terms:

adós – debtor

hitel – loan (from a bank)

hitelező – debtee

kölcsön – loan

kölcsönad – to lend

kölcsönös – mutual

megbízható – reliable, trustworthy

megbízhatatlan – unreliable

tartozik – to owe

visszaad – to give back

visszafizet – to pay back


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