OHWAD-Basic words




crazy, wicked, insane




Example sentences:

Néha őrült döntéseket hozok.

Sometimes crazy decisions(acc.) bring-I.

Sometimes I make crazy decisions.


Az elmebetegség nem egyenlő az őrültséggel.

The mental-illness not equal the craziness-with.

Being mentally ill is not the same as being crazy.


Related terms:

elme – mind (n.)

elmebeteg – mentally ill

elmebetegség – mental illness

józan – sober

kattant – another (colloquial) term for “crazy”

kiszámíthatatlan – unpredictable

labilis – unstable

pszichiátria – psychiatry, psychiatric ward

zavarodott – confused, tangled


Not to be confused with:

örül – to be happy

örült – past tense of “to be happy”


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2 replies
  1. Anikó says:


    I’m wondering if in both of the example sentences “örült” should not be őrult, and if not, then why not?

    Köszi szépen!


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