The Alternative Hungarian Dictionary: elnéz

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elnéz etymology {{hu-prefix}} pronunciation
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verb: {{hu-verb}}
  1. (intransitive) to look away to stop looking somewhere Rögtön elnézett onnan. - He suddenly looked away from there.
  2. (transitive) to overlook, to see something incorrectly by mistake (i.e. "mis-look") Elnéztem a dátumot, mégse 12-én megyünk, hanem 13-án. - I "didn't look at the date well", we are not going on the 12th, but on the 13th.
  3. (transitive) to excuse, forgive, condone something Nézd el neki, hogy butaságokat beszél. - Excuse him that he talks nonsense.
  4. (transitive) to look at something thoroughly Ahogy elnézem, nem szeretitek egymást túlságosan. - As I see it, you don't like each other too much.
  5. (intransitive, colloquial) to go somewhere (at a short distance) Elnézek a tóhoz. - I go to the lake (e.g. to look around)
Synonyms: (see mistakenly) félrenéz, (forgive) megbocsát

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