szabad

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language, compare Czech svoboda.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

szabad (comparative szabadabb, superlative legszabadabb)

  1. free
    Aki börtönben van, az nem szabad. - One, who is in prison, is not free.
  2. allowed
    Legyen szabad' megjegyeznem valamit. - Let me note something.
    Szabad oda bemenni? - Is it allowed to go in there?
    Ezt nem lett volna szabad elmondanod. - You hadn't been allowed to tell that.

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Verb[edit]

szabad

  1. (auxiliary) to be allowed
    Szabadjon megjegyeznem valamit. - Let me note something.
    Be szabad menni oda? - Is it allowed to go in there?
    Ezt nem szabadott volna elmondanod. - You hadn't been allowed to tell that.

Usage notes[edit]

It can only be conjugated in 3rd person sg.