Hungarian proverbs #5

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Megette már a kenyere javát.

[ˈmegetːe maːr ɑ keɲere jɑvaːt]

Translation:::
He/she has eaten most of his/her bread.

Meaning:::
He/she is (really) old. | He/she has got really old (throughout the years).

megenni – to eat something all; the whole thing
enni – to eat
már – already (prior to some time); yet (in some questions)
kenyér – bread
(valaminek) a java – the biggest/best part of (something)

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