magánnyomozó


Columbo statue
 on Falk Miksa street in Budapest. 🕵️ Behind it there is a case to be solved: a dead squirrel lying on the ground with a gun in his hand… was it suicide or murder? 🔫 🐿️ 🔍 🇭🇺 😉

mókus [ˈmoːkuʃ] – squirrel
mókusgyilkosság [ˈmoːkuʃɟilkoʃːaːg] – squirrel-murder
gyilkosság [ˈɟilkoʃːaːg] – murder
öngyilkosság [ˈønʃɟilkoʃːaːg] – suicide
(Literally: self-murder)

magánnyomozó [ˈmɑɡaːnɲomozoː] – private detective
nyomozó [ˈɲomozoː] – detective; investigator
nyomozni [ˈɲomozni]
1) to investigate
2) to search; to seek; to look for

tűzhányó


tűzhányó
[ˈtyːzhaːɲoː] – volcano
🌋
(Literally: fire-throwing; fire-thrower; fire-vomiting; fire-vomiter)
 
tűz [ˈtyːz] – fire 🔥
hányó [ˈhaːɲoː]
1) vomiting; vomiter
2) throwing; thrower
 
hányni [ˈhaːɲni]
1) to vomit; to throw up
2) to throw; to toss
 
Photo: Aaron Thomas (Unsplash)

mamósan


 Hova mész? – Where are you going?
– A közértbe sörért. – To get some beer in the local grocery store.
– Azt tudod, hogy így elkaphatod a koronavírust? – You know you can catch the coronavirus this way?
– De nem így, kendőben, mamósan / mamásan. – But not this way, with kerchief, the grandma style / old lady style. 😷

kendő [ˈkɛndøː] – kerchief; cloth; shawl
közért [ˈkøzeːrt] – local grocery store; food store
(abbreviation of Községi Élelmiszerkereskedelmi Rt. – Municipality Food Trade Joint-Stock Company)

mamó [ˈmɑmoː] – grandma; old lady (dialectical)
mamóka [ˈmɑmoːkɑ] – old lady (dialectical; archaic)
mamósan [ˈmɑmoːʃɑn] – in grandma style; in old lady style (dialectical)

mamásan [ˈmɑmaːʃɑn] – in grandma style; in old lady style
nagymamásan [ˈnɑɟmɑmaːʃɑn] – in grandma style
nagymama [ˈnɑɟmɑmɑ] – grandmother
mama [ˈmɑmɑ]
1) grandma; grandmother
2) (nowadays also) mother

papósan [ˈpɑpoːʃɑn] – in grandpa style; in old man style
papó [ˈpɑpoː] – old man
nagyapa [ˈnɑɟɑpɑ] – grandfather
nagypapa [ˈnɑɟpɑpɑ] – grandfather
papa [ˈpɑpɑ]
1) grandpa; grandfather
2) (nowadays also) father

tök jó


tök jó
[ˈtøk joː] – cool; awesome; pretty cool
(Literally: pumpkin good)
 
tök [ˈtøk]
1) cucurbita
2) squash; pumpkin 🎃
3) male genital (slang)
 
[ˈjoː] – good
sütőtök [ˈʃytøːtøk] – pumpkin 🎃
sütni [ˈʃytni]
1) to bake
2) to roast
3) to shine (mainly the Sun)
 
Photo: Dan Gold (Unsplash)

hótúró


hőtűrő
[ˈhøːtyːrøː] – heat-resistant
hótúró [ˈhoːtuːroː] – snow sweeper
hótoló [ˈhoːtoloː] – snow sweeper; snow-rake; snow-scraper
hókotró [ˈhoːkotroː] – snow sweeper; snow-rake
 
[ˈhøː] – heat 🔥
[ˈhoː] – snow ❄️
 
tűrni [ˈtyːrni]
1) to tolerate; to endure
2) to crumple; to roll; to roll up; to tuck in (e.g. the bottom edge of a shirt under the belt of trousers, as betűrni)
 
túrni [ˈtuːrni] – to dig
tolni [ˈtolni] – to push
kotrani [ˈkotrɑni] – to dredge; to scoop; to drag

bűvös


Rubik-kocka
[ˈrubik kotskɑ] – Rubik’s Cube was originally called Bűvös kocka [ˈbyːvøʃ kotskɑ] – Magic Cube.
 
bűvészet [ˈbyːveːsɛt] – magic
bűvész [ˈbyːveːs] – magician; illusionist
bűvös [ˈbyːvøʃ] – magical; magic; bewitching
bűvölet [ˈbyːvølɛt] – enchantment; witchcraft
bűvölni [ˈbyːvølni] – to bewitch
elbűvölni [ˈɛlbyːvølni] – to charm; to bewitch
elbűvölő [ˈɛlbyːvøløː] – enchanting; charming
 
Image: OpenClipart-Vectors (Pixabay)
 
Interview with Ernő Rubik.

hindiül


az indiaiaké
[ˈɑz indiɑiɑkeː] – the Indians’
az indiaiak [ˈɑz indiɑiɑk] – the Indians
az indiaié [ˈɑz indiɑieː] – the Indian’s
 
indiaiaké [ˈindiɑiɑkeː] – Indians’
indiaiak [ˈindiɑiɑk] – Indians
indiaié [ˈindiɑieː] – Indian’s
indiai [ˈindiɑi]
1) Indian; Hindu
2) Hindi; Indian language
 
India [ˈindiɑ] – India 🇮🇳
indiaiul [ˈindiɑiul] – in (an) Indian (language)
indiai nyelven [ˈindiɑi ɲɛlvɛn] – in (an) Indian language
hindiül [ˈhindiyl] – in Hindi (language)
hindi nyelven [ˈhindi ɲɛlvɛn] – in Hindi language
 
X nyelven [ˈɲɛlvɛn] – in X language
nyelv [ˈɲɛlv]
1) tongue
2) language