Verbs describe movement or action. You’ll need them whenever you want to talk about what you, somebody or something else does, did or wants to do. Essential stuff. Memorize the verbs below and you’ll be well equipped for most basic Hungarian conversations.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Hungarian“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Verbs

Important verbs

(to) belenni
(to) havebirtokolni
(to) do / (to) makecsinálni
can / (to) know how totudni
képesnek lenne valamire

(to) know (how)tudni
képesnek lenne valamire

(to) know / (to) be acquainted withtudni
(to) understandmegérteni
(to) speak / (to) talkbeszélni
(to) listen tofigyelni

(to) hearhallani
(to) seelátni
(to) feelérezni
(to) liveélni
(to) wantakarni
(to) needszüksége van valamire
(to) likekedvelni
(to) loveszeretni
(to) giveadni
(to) takevenni
(to) playjátszani
(to) laughnevetni
(to) comejönni
(to) gomenni
(to) go by […] (e.g. by car)menni […]-val
menni […]-vel

(to) writeírni
(to) readolvasni
(to) countszámolni
(to) pronouncekiejteni
(to) spellbetűzni
(to) conjugateragozni
(to) rememberemlékezni
(to) forgetfelejteni
(to) eatenni
(to) trypróbálni
(to) usehasználni
(to) opennyitni
(to) closezárni
(to) greet / (to) welcomeüdvözölni
(to) beginkezdeni
(to) endbefejezni

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