OHWAD-Basic words




work / job




Related Video:

This is an iconic 1991-rock song from the Hungarian rock band Beatrice. It’s title says “Eight hours of work, eight hours of relaxation, eight hours of fun” and is all about work-frustration. You’ll hardly find any Hungarian who doesn’t know this song.


Memory hook:

The MONK is working with the nuns.


Example sentences:

Munka után igyunk meg valamit.– Let’s have a drink after work.
[Work after drink-let’s up something (acc.)]


Nyolc orá munka, nyolc óra pihenés, nyolc óra szórakozás. (Hungarian song )
Eight hours of work, eight hours of relaxation, eight hours of fun.


Related terms:

munkahely – workplace [munka=work, hely=place]

munkanélküli – unemployed person [munka=work, nélkül= without]

munkaadó – employer [munka=work, adó=giver]




Did you like today’s word? Do you have a favourite memory hook for it or do you get it into your brain in a completely different way? Did we miss something in the explanation? 
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