fából vaskarika

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Hungarian[edit]

fa
vaskarika

Etymology[edit]

Literally: “iron ring made of wood” (ring as a round circle-shape, not in the jewelry sense)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaːboːl ˈvɒʃkɒrikɒ/

Noun[edit]

fából vaskarika

  1. (idiomatic) attempt at a logical impossibility
  2. (idiomatic, exaggeration) an essential contradiction
    Az alkoholmentes sör fából vaskarika. - Alcohol-free beer is "like an iron ring made of wood".