OHWAD-Basic words





generous (literally: big-soul; someone with a big soul: nagy = big, lélek = soul)




Example sentences:

A nagymamámnak nincs sok pénze, de ettől függetlenül nagyon nagylelkű.

The grandma-mine-for not-exists a-lot money-hers, but this-from independently very generous.

My grandma doesn’t have a lot of money but she’s very generous regardless.


Fel akartam mondani, de a főnököm tett egy nagylelkű ajánlatot.

Up wanted-I to say, but the boss-my made a generous offer. (to up-say(felmond) = to quit)

I wanted to quit but my boss made a generous offer.



Related terms:

ad – to give

adakozik – to donate

ajánlat – offer

fukar – tight-fisted

irigy – jealous, envious

kapzsi – greedy

készséges – eager, willing

lelkiismeret – conscience (literally: to know your soul, the knowing of the soul)

lélek – soul

nagy – big

segít – to help


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