OHWAD-Basic words









Memory hook:

I have the wind in my SAILs.


Example sentences:

Szél hozott, szél visz el.

The wind brought me and the wind will take me away.

[Wind brought-me, wind bring away.]


Nincsen bajom az esővel, amíg nem fújja a szél az arcomba.

I have no problems with rain as long as the wind doesn’t blow it into my face.

[Not-have problem-my thr rain-with, as-long-as not blow-it the wind the face-my-in.]


Related terms:

szellő – breeze

orkán / hurrikán – hurricane

vihar – storm

zivatar – thunderstorm


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2 replies
  1. Tom says:

    Isn’t this pronounced like “sail” or “sale”? If so the memory hook could be “I have the wind in my sails.”


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