OHWAD-Basic words









Memory hook:

The POOR live in the dust.


Example sentences:

Tiszta por a lakásom, mert nincs időm takarítani.

My flat is full of dust, because I don’t have time to clean.

[Clean dust the flat-my, because doesn’t-exist time-my to-clean.]


A régi lemezeim és kazettáim a padláson porosodnak.

My old vinyls and cassettes are getting dusty in the attic.

[The old vinyls-my and cassettes-my the attic-on get-dusty.]


Not to be confused with:

bor – wine

kor – age

sor – row

tor – feast


Related terms:

kosz & mocsok – dirt

sár – mud

pormacska / porcica – dust bunny



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