OHWAD-Basic words





roof, top (of a mountain)




Memory hook:

THAT Old roof needs repair.


Example sentences:

Beázott a tető a sok esőtől.

The roof was leaking due to the heavy amount of rain.

[In-soaked the roof the much rain-from.]


Szeretek mászni, de nem az a legfontosabb, hogy felérjek a hegytetőre.

I like climbing, but the most important part is not reaching the mountaintop.
[Like-I climbing, but not that the most-important, that up-reach-I the mountaintop.]


Related terms:

padló – floor

fal – wall

plafon – ceiling


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2 replies
  1. Kristin says:

    Thanks for the lesson! In English you would call “plafon – the “top wall” of a room (where the lamp dangles down from)” a ceiling 🙂

    • catchbudapest says:

      Hi Kristin,
      haha, thanks for helping us out! 😀
      That was exactly the word we were unsuccessfully looking for 🙂
      (we changed it in the post).
      Glad you’re enjoying our words!


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