OHWAD-Basic words





joy, happiness




Example sentences:

Nagy volt az öröm, amikor megszületett a kis Máté.

Big was the joy, when got-born the little Máté.

There was a lot of joy when little Máté was born.


Az öröm és a szomorúság is csak átmeneti állapotok.

The joy and the sadness too only temporary states.

Joy as well as sadness are only temporary.


Related terms:

boldog – happy

boldogság – happiness

káröröm – schadenfreude (the joy about someone else’s misery)

könny – tear (n.)

nevet – to laugh

nevetés – laughter

örömkönny – tear of joy

örül – to be happy

sír – to cry

szomorú – sad

szomorúság – sadness


Not to be confused with:

örök – eternal


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