OHWAD-Basic words





to greet, to say hello

to thank




Example sentences:

Csak a falvakban és a kisvárosokban szokás köszönni egymásnak.

Only the villages-in and the small-towns-in habit to-greet each-other.

Only in the villages and the small towns is it common to greet each other.


Köszönök mindent, amit tettél!

Thank-I everything(acc.), what(acc.) done-you!

Thanks for everything you’ve done!



Related terms:

elköszön – to say goodbye

felköszönt (valakit) – to say Happy Birthday (to someone)

kösz, köszi – thanks (colloq. abbrev. of “köszönöm”)

köszönés – greeting

köszönöm – thank you

köszöntő – salutation

megköszön valamit – to thank for sth. particular

üdvözlet – greetings

üdvözlettel – all the best, best wishes, greetings (at the end of letters or emails)


Not to be confused with:

közöl – to notify, to break sth. to so., to disclose

közöny – indifference, apathy


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