OHWAD-Basic words





physical injury, but also: emotional pain




Memory hook:

SHE RULEd the matCH until the injury began hurting again.


Example sentences:

A sérülés egy kis figyelemmel elkerülhető lett volna.

The injury could’ve been avoided with a little bit of attention.

[The injury a little attention-with avoidable would-have-been.]


A gyerek csak nehezen dolgozta fel a sérülést, amit a szülei válása okozott.

It was hard for the child to come to terms with the emotional pain caused by the divorce of his parents.

[The child only hardly worked up the emotional-pain(acc.), which the parents-his divorce-their caused.]


Related terms:

sérül / megsérül – to get injured

sérült – injured

seb – wound

kötés – bandage

elsősegély – first aid

ragtapasz – plaster

vér – blood

fájdalom – pain

gyógyul – to heal

gyógyulás – healing (n.)

sérelem – offence, harm, grievance


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