Menő Manó


Menő Manó [ˈmɛnøː mɑnoː] – Mr. Linea, the main character of the animated series La Linea
(Literally: going elf; cool elf)

menő [ˈmɛnøː]
1) cool; trendy
2) going; passing

menni [ˈmɛnːi]
1) to go
2) to work; to function

megy [ˈmɛɟ]
1) he/she/it is going
2) it’s working; it’s functioning

manó [ˈmɑnoː] – elf; gnome; goblin; imp; pixy

Image: https://revuecaptures.org/contrepoint/la-linea

a tojáshéj a fenekén


még ott (van) a tojáshéj a fenekén [ˈmeːg otː vɑn ɑ tojaːʃheːj ɑ fɛnɛkeːn] – he/she is immature; young; inexperienced 🐣
(Literally: the eggshell is still there on his/her bottom)

még [ˈmeːg] – still; yet
itt [ˈitː] – here
ott [ˈotː] – there
van [ˈvɑn] – there is; exists
lenni [ˈlɛnːi] – to be; to exist
tojáshéj [ˈtojaːʃheːj] – eggshell
tojás [ˈtojaːʃ]
(Literally: laying; (egg)-laying; the state/process of laying an egg)
1) egg
2) testicle

tojni [ˈtojni] – to lay (egg)
tojik [ˈtojik] – he/she/it is laying (egg)
tojó [ˈtojoː]
1) hen
2) (egg)-layer (person, animal, thing)

héj [ˈheːj]
1) shell (egg, nut)
2) skin (apple, onion, potato)
3) peel (orange, lemon)
4) rind (melon)
5) crust (bread)
6) bark (tree)
7) lid (eye)

héja [ˈheːjɑ]
1) hawk
2) the shell/skin/peel/rind/crust/bark/lid of a particular thing

fenék [ˈfɛneːk] – ass; buttocks; bottom; buttock

Photo: Miroslav Sárkozy (pixabay.com)

kenyérre lehet kenni


(őt) kenyérre lehet kenni [ˈkɛɲeːrːɛ lɛhɛt kɛnːi] – (he/she is) meek; good-tempered 🧈 🍞
(Literally: he/she is soft as butter, can be spread on bread)

kenyér [ˈkɛɲeːr] – bread
megkenni [ˈmɛgkɛnːi] – to spread; to grease; to oil
kenni [ˈkɛnːi] – to spread; to grease; to oil
ken [ˈkɛn] – he/she is spreading / greasing / oiling
kenőcs [ˈkɛnøːtʃ] – ointment; unguent; salve

vaj [ˈvɑj] – butter

Photo: Ken Boyd (pixabay.com)

izompacsirta


izompacsirta [ˈizompɑtʃirtɑ] – muscleman; very strong and muscular man
(Literally: muscle-lark)

izomkolosszus [ˈizomkolosːuʃ] – muscleman
izmos [ˈizmoʃ] – muscular
izom [ˈizom] – muscle
izomzat [ˈizomzɑt] – musculature; muscular system
izomlázas [ˈizomlaːzɑʃ] – a person with muscle-strain / DOMS
izomláz [ˈizomlaːz] – muscle-strain; delayed onset muscle soreness
(Literally: muscle-fever)

láz [ˈlaːz] – temperature; fever

pacsirta [ˈpɑtʃirtɑ] – lark; skylark

Photo: Venti Views (unsplash.com)

örül


Örül, mint majom a farkának. [ˈøryl mint mɑjom ɑ fɑrkaːnɑk] – He/she is jumping for joy.
( Literally: He/she is as happy as a monkey about its tail.)

öröm [ˈørøm] – happiness
örül [ˈøryl] – he/she/it is happy
örülni [ˈørylni] – to be happy; to rejoice
mint [ˈmint] – as; like; than
majom [ˈmɑjom] – monkey; ape
farok [ˈfɑrok] – tail; dick
farkas [ˈfɑrkɑʃ] – wolf

faiskola


faiskola [ˈfɑiʃkolɑ] – tree nursery; nursery garden
(Literally: tree-school)

fa [ˈfɑ]
1) tree
2) wood
3) wooden
4) lumber; timber

iskola [ˈiʃkolɑ] – school
isi [ˈiʃi] – school (diminutive)
suli [ˈʃuli] – school (colloquial)

Original photo: FLORIANO GELSI (pixabay.com)

Ki a sofőr?


– Ki a sofőr? [ˈki ɑ ʃoføːr]

This phrase in Hungarian you can ask your guests upon arrival to find out who is not drinking alcohol today. Whom you’ll not serve homemade pálinka as a welcome drink. It literally means: Who is the driver? 😀

Ki nem iszik? [ˈki nɛm isik] – Who is not drinking (alcohol)?
Ki nem fog inni? [ˈki nɛm fog inːi] – Who will not be drinking (alcohol)?

ki [ˈki]
1) who
2) out; from the inside, in an outward direction

sofőr [ˈʃoføːr] – chauffeur; driver
inni [ˈinːi] – to drink
iszik [ˈisik] – he/she/it is drinking

Photo: DanaTentis (Pixabay)

lepedőakrobata


(ő egy) lepedőakrobata [ˈlɛpɛdøːɑkrobɑtɑ] – he/she is really good in bed
(Literally: (he/she is a) bed sheet acrobat)

lepedő [ˈlɛpɛdøː]
1) sheet
2) bed sheet

ágylepedő [ˈaːɟlɛpɛdøː] – bed sheet
ágy [ˈaːɟ] – bed

akrobata [ˈɑkrobɑtɑ] – acrobat
erőművész [ˈɛrøːmyːveːs] – acrobat; strongman

erő [ˈɛrøː] – strength; force; power
művész [ˈmyːveːs] – artist

Photo: Eniola B. (unsplash.com)

nászút


nászút [ˈnaːsuːt] – honeymoon
nász [ˈnaːs] – wedding; nuptials

nászajándék [ˈnaːsɑjaːndeːk] – wedding present
nászéjszaka [ˈnaːseːjsɑkɑ] – wedding-night; married couple’s night

út [ˈuːt]
1) way; road; path
2) track; trip; voyage (also as “utazás”)

DNS


DNS [ˈdeːɛnɛʃ] – DNA 🧬
dezoxiribonukleinsav [ˈdɛzoksiribonuklɛjinʃɑv] – deoxyribonucleic acid

sav [ˈʃɑv] – acid
savas [ˈʃɑvɑʃ] – acidic

lúgos [ˈluːgoʃ] – alkaline
lúg [ˈluːg]
1) alkali
2) lye

RNS [ˈɛrɛnɛʃ] – RNA
ribonukleinsav [ˈribonuklɛjinʃɑv] – ribonucleic acid