OHWAD-Basic words





to put, to place


A frequent root word you’ll encounter again and again in various forms – see the related terms for examples!




Example sentences:

Nyugodtan pakolj ide, Zsuzsi általában nem rak ide semmit.

Calmly put-you-your-stuff(imp.) here-to; Zsuzsi usually not puts here-to nothing(acc.).

You can just put your stuff here; Zsuzsi usually doesn’t place anything here (i.e. doesn’t use this space).


Rakjuk le a cuccunkat, aztán menjünk!

Put-we(imp.) down the stuff-ours(acc.), afterwards go-we(imp.)!

Let’s put our stuff down and go!



Related terms:

helyez – to place

lerak – to put down

rakás – pile (n.)

rakodik – to load, to consign

rakodó – ramp (n.)

raktár – warehouse

raktároz – to store

tesz – to put


Not to be confused with:

rák – crab, cancer (animal, disease & zodiac sign)


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