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  1. (case suffix) Used to form the delative case, indicating movement from a surface.
    1. from (place)
      Magyarországról kaptam egy levelet. - I received a letter from Hungary.
      Leesett a lóról. - He fell from the horse.
    2. off (place)
      Levette a poharat az asztalról. - She took the glass off the table.
      Leszálltak a vonatról. - They got off the train.
    3. from (time)
      napról napra - from day to day
    4. of, about, on
      Sokszor beszél a családjáról. - He often talks about his family.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (case suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ról is added to back vowel words. Final -a changes to -á-.
    fa (tree) → A gesztenye lehullott a fáról. - The chestnuts had fallen off the tree.
    -ről is added to front vowel words. Final -e changes to -é-.
    zene (music) → A zenéről beszélgettünk. - We were talking about music.

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