OHWAD-Basic words





to err, to be wrong, to be mistaken




Example sentences:

Elnézést, tévedtem, arra van a bolt!

Excuse-me, wrong-was-I, that-way is the supermarket.

Excuse me, I was wrong, the supermarket is that way.


Bízom Rékában, mert nem szokott tévedni.

Trust-I Réka-in, because not usually-does to-be-wrong.

I trust Réka because she usually isn’t wrong.



Related terms:

akaratlan – involuntarily

baki –faux pas (colloq.)

elvét – to go wrong, to make a slip

félreértés – misunderstanding

hiba – mistake

hibázik – to make a mistake

rosszul tud – to hav false information about sth. (literally: to know wrongly)

tévedés – error, fallacy

téves – wrong, erroneous



Not to be confused with:

tevéd – your camel

tévéd – your TV


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