OHWAD-Basic words





to exchange (sth. to sth else)




Example sentences:

Váltok pénzt, mert már csak euróm van.

Exchange-I money(acc.) because yet just euro-mine exists.

I’ll exchange some money because I only have euros left.


Eléggé izzadsz, nem akarsz pólót váltani?

Quite sweat-you, not want-you shirt(acc.) to exchange?

You’re really sweaty, don’t you want to exchange shirts (i.e. change your shirt)?


Related terms:

cserél – to swap

felvált – to replace

kivált – to replace, to redeem

kiváltság – privilege

megvált – to deliver (relig.)

változik – to change (passively)

változtat – to change sth. actively

változás – change (n.)

váltó – gear shift, relay race,


Not to be confused with:

válik – to divorce (although” vált” is the 3rd person singular past tense of “válik” at the same time)


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