OHWAD-Basic words









Memory hook:

When you write olló it looks like a pair of scissors (on the ´ you rest your pinky).


Example sentences:

Kés, villa, olló – gyerek kezébe nem való.

Knife, fork and scissors don’t belong into the hands of children. (Hungarian saying often used with kids when they’re not yet old enough for sth.)

[Knife, fork, scissors – child hand-of-in not belong.]


Az ollót főleg papír vágására használják.

Scissors are mostly used for cutting paper.

[The scissors(acc.) mainly paper cutting-of-on use-they.]


Related terms:

éles – sharp

kés – knife

körömvágó olló – nail scissors

vág – to cut

villa – fork


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