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Hungarian to English Poetry & Literature Translation Glossary

Hungarian term English translation
Az ígéret szép szó, ha megtartják úgy jó A promise made is a debt unpaid.
Entered by: Orsolya Mance
Én a Mély megannyi istenét itallal tisztelem, melyet beszí a föld. English translation by Robert Potter
„eljött, hozva eszközeit, művének végbevivőit” \"brought the anvil, hammer, and tongs, with which he worked his gold\"
„szépleplű leánya miatt vágyódva kesergett” \"she pined with longing for her deep-bosomed daughter\"
bögyös-faros boobs and bum
Beszarás! Holy crap!
beteges ragaszkodas obsessive clinging
boszorkányfióka volt: fruskányi kölyöklány She was witch-spawn: a right little tomboy
bugyuta rejtvény silly puzzle
Csak halott katona meg vetélt gyerek nincs egy női retikülben. You can find everything but the kitchen sink in a woman's purse.
csipkefenyér burning bush
dögönbőgő (vagyis prepa) blubberer, lamenter, wailer, crier weeper, crier, threnodist - collegianer, seminarist
drámázik making a scene // she is being a drama queen // she's having/throwing a (hissy) fit (other suggestions below)
elementáris erővel The crisis is urgently calling for the modernization of the economy with an elemental force.
felpolcolt lábbal with his/her feet propped up
Entered by: JANOS SAMU
fiction vs. non-fiction szépirodalom vs. ismeretközlő irodalom
fogságban sínylődik to languish in captivity
gombhoz varrja a kabátot he plays the hand that's dealt him
halottnak a csók as helpful as kissing frogs / as useless as resuscitating cadavers
hatalmi gög pompous arrogance of power
Entered by: Eszter Bokor
herepfedény bywapeek
Indulás! Anchors Aweigh! / Anchors Away!
Entered by: JANOS SAMU
Jancsi és Juliska Hansel and Gretel
Jössz te még a mi utcánkba! what goes around, comes around
Entered by: Katarina Peters
kígyóhájárus snake-oil salesman
kötözködés nitpicking
kellemeztette magát to preen oneself
kispályások rookies
Entered by: JANOS SAMU
kiszúrni valaki szemét to pay sy. a measly tip / a paltry wage / peanuts / a meager fare
kiugrott pap a priest who jumped ship / a priest that bailed out
klottnadrág gym shorts, PE shorts
kobaltselyem cobalt silk / cobalt colored / coloured silk / cobalt blue silk
kulonleges helyet foglalsz el az eletemben you have a special place in my heart
Entered by: JANOS SAMU
lelkizős szemelvény soul-searching excerpt/piece/section/extract
lovaghölgy knightess
lovak közé dobja a gyeplőt to drop the reins
Maga (aztán) tud valamit! You certainly have the knack for it!
masamód (kalaposleány) milliner
Még neked áll feljebb?! Look who\'s talking?!
méregkeverő poison-maker, poison-mixer, poisoner, back-street apothecary
Entered by: Erzsébet Czopyk
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