Szomszéd

OHWAD-Basic words

 

Szomszéd

 

Meaning:

neighbor

 

Pronunciation:

 

Memory hook:

SOME of my neighbors are very SAD.

 

Example sentences:

Budapesten az emberek általában nem ismerik a szomszédaikat.

In Budapest, people usually don’t know their neighbors.

[Budapest-on the people usually not know the neighbors-theirs.]

 

Minden áthallatszik a szomszédaimtól a falon.

Everything from my neighbors rings out through the walls.

[Everything over-rings-out the neighbors-mine-from the wall-on.]

 

Related terms:

szomszédol – “to go neighboring” i.e. to go over to your neighbors just to chit-chat and gossip.

 

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