OHWAD-Basic words









Memory hook:

AWAREness of blood donation is uncommon in society.


Example sentences:

Tegnap elestem a biciklivel és vérzett a lábam.

Yesterday I fell with the bike and my leg was bleeding.

[Yesterday fell-I the bike-with and bled the leg-my.]


A vér önmagában még nem jelent bajt.

Blood by itself doesn’t mean anything bad yet.

[The blood itself-in yet not means trouble (acc.).]


Related terms:

vérzik – to bleed

véres – bloody

vörös – dark red (Hungarian has two words for red: “piros” and “vörös”. “Piros” is mostly used for happier, lighter things (ball, pen, the colour in the flag, apple), while “vörös” is used for darker ones (blood, the Red Army, the Red Star (symbol of communism)).

seb – wound

ér – vein

elvérzik – to bleed to death

vérengzés – rage, bloody deed


Not to be confused with:

ver – to beat


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