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  1. (case suffix) Used to form the delative case.
    1. from (place)
      Budapestről kaptam egy levelet. - I received a letter from Budapest.
      Leesett a tetőről. - He fell from the roof.
    2. off (place)
      Levette a poharat a szekrényről. - She took the glass off the cabinet.
    3. from (time)
      időről időre - from time to time
    4. of, about, on
      Sokszor beszél a gyerekeiről. - He often talks about his children.

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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