OHWAD-Basic words





old (only things, not people or animals)




Memory hook:

The old REGIme won’t last forever.


Example sentences:

Szeretem a régi könyvek illatát.

I like the scent of old books.

[Look-you here the eye-my-in!]


Már nagyon régi a telefonom, de legalább sokáig bírja az aksija (aksi = colloq. for akkumulátor).
My phone is really old but at least it has a long battery life.
[Already very old the phone-my, but at-least long-for lasts the battery-its.]


Related terms:

régiség – old-timer, vintage stuff

új – new

öreg – old (only people and animals)

fiatal – young



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