OHWAD-Basic words





to cancel, to refrain from sth., to resign


le – down

mond – say


literally: to down-say




Example sentences:

Lemondom a ma estét, mert nem érzem jól magam.

I’m gonna cancel tonight because I’m not feeling well.

[Cancel-I the today evening, because not feel-I well myself.]


Mennyi ideig tudsz lemondani az alkoholról?

For how long can you refrain from alcohol?

[How-much time-until can-you refrain the alcohol-from?]


Tegnap lemondott az elnök.

The president resigned yesterday.

[Yesterday resigned the president.]


Related terms:

visszamond – synonym for “lemond” in terms of “to cancel” (literally: to back-say)

sztornózik – anither synonym for “lemond” in terms of “to cancel”

kihagy – to omit, to skip


Not to be confused with:

mond – to say


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