OHWAD-Basic words





smart, clever, intelligent




Example sentences:

Inkább okos vagy jószívű gyereket szeretnél?

Would you rather have a child that’s smart or one that’s good-hearted?

[Rather smart or good-heart-ish child(acc.) would-you-like?]


Az okosság nem egyenlő a sikerrel.

Being smart doesn’t equal being successful.

[The smartness not equal the success-with.]



Related terms:

buta – stupid

értelmes – reasonable, sensible

érzelmi intelligencia – emotional intelligence

furfangos – clever, streetwise

hülye – another (stronger) word for stupid

intelligens – intelligent

rafinált / rafkós – nifty

ügyes – skillful, dexter



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