OHWAD-Basic words








Fun fact:

Télapó is a reminiscence of communist times. Since in that era religion (and its saints) were forbidden, Santa Claus got quickly relabelled to being the “Winter Father”.


Memory hook:

In winter, the battery life of my TELephone is ridiculous.


Example sentences:

Közeleg a tél – Winter is coming.
[“Closer-coming” the winter.]


A tél a forralt bor évszaka. – Winter is the mulled wine season.
[The winter the boiling wine season-of.]


Related terms:

tavasz– spring,  nyár – summer , ősz – autum

télapó – Santa Claus [tél=winter; apó=father]




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