szabad

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language, compare Czech svoboda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɒbɒd/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sza‧bad

Adjective[edit]

szabad (comparative szabadabb, superlative legszabadabb)

  1. free, open, vacant, unoccupied
    Aki börtönben van, az nem szabad. - One who is in prison, is not free.
    Szabad vagy ma este? - Are you free tonight?
    szabad akarat - free will
  2. allowed
    Szabad oda bemenni? - Is it allowed to go in there?

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Verb[edit]

szabad

  1. (auxiliary) may, to be allowed
    Szabad megjegyeznem valamit? - May I say something?
    Be szabad menni oda? - Is it allowed to go in there?
    Ilyet nem lett volna szabad mondanod. - You shouldn't have said something like that.

Usage notes[edit]

It can only be conjugated in 3rd person singular.