OHWAD-Basic words





to breathe




Example sentences:

Amíg valaki lélegzik, addig biztos, hogy él.

Until someone breathes, until-then definite, that is-alive.

As long as someone breathes he or she is definitely alive.


A halak máshogy lélegeznek, mint az emberek.

The fish differently breath-they, than the humans.

Fish breathe differently than humans.


Related terms:

fullad / fuldoklik – to be suffocating

lehellet – breath (the part of it that comes out of your mouth)

levegő – air

lélegzet – breath (n.)

légcső – windpipe

légzés – breathing (n.)

orr – nose

pára – vapor

száj – mouth

szájszag – bad breath (literally: mouth-smell)

tüdő – lung


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