OHWAD-Basic words





To scratch (something itchy)




Example sentences:

Vigyázz, hogy ne vakard el a sebeidet!

Be careful not to scratch your wounds open.

[Careful-be-you(imp.), that not scratch-you(imp.) away the wounds-yours(acc.)!.)]


A szúnyogcsípést muszáj megvakarni, annyira viszket.

You simply have to scratch a mosquito bite, as it itches so much.

[The mosquito-bite(acc.) obligatory scratch, so-much itches.]



Related terms:

kapar – another word for “to scratch”, but cannot be used for scratching itches.

seb – wound

viszket – to itch

csípés – sting, bite (insect)

szúnyog – mosquito

köröm – nail (finger- & toe-nails)


Not to be confused with:

akar – to want


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