OHWAD-Basic words







Note: tár literally means storage place and is the ending of many words that have to do with storing something, even a figurative sense. Further examples: gyógyszertár (pharmacy), naptár (calendar), könyvtár (library).




Example sentences:

Mostanában már csak online szótárt használok magyartanuláshoz.

Nowadays yet only online dictionary(acc.) use-I Hungarian-learning-for.

Nowadays I only use online dictionaries for learning Hungarian.


Jobban szeretem az egynyelvű szótárakat, mert jobban elmagyarázzák a szavakat.

Better like-I the monolingual dictionaries, because better explain-they the words(acc.).

I like monolingual dictionaries better because they do a better job in explaining the words.



Related terms:

ábécé – alphabet

egynyelvű szótár – monolingual dictionary

kétnyelvű szótár – bilingual dictionary

értelmező szótár – defining dictionary

fordít – to translate

fordítás – translation

helyesírás – spelling

helyesírási szótár – spelling dictionary

jelentés – meaning, definition

magyaráz – to explain

magyarázat – explanation

sorrend – order (n.)

szó – word

szókincs – wordpool, thesaurus


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