OHWAD-Basic words





peculiar, weird




Example sentences:

Nagyon különös este volt tegnap, biztos a telihold miatt.

Very peculiar evening was yesterday, for-sure the full-moon because-of.

It was a very peculiar night yesterday; because of the full moon for sure.


Különös, hogy Laci még nem hívott, pedig minden este fel szokott.

Weird, that Laci yet not called, although every night up usually-does.

It’s weird that Laci hasn’t called yet; he usually calls every night.


Related terms:

csodabogár – a peculiar person (literally: wonder-bug)

egyedi – unique

fura / furcsa – weird

külön – separate

különc – outsider, “weirdo“

különcködik – to behave in a peculiar way with a certain arrogance

különleges – special

különösen – particularly

speciális – notable, particular (not really used for “special”)

szokatlan – unusual, uncommon


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