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"Where is the toy?"

Translation:Hol van a játék?

August 9, 2016



Why is "Hol a játék?" wrong? (Ugye, nem mindig tesszük hozzá a létigét, anélkül is helyesnek kéne lennie... :) )


Nem wrong, már el is fogadja. :)


Is jatek both a game and a toy? Because it seems like two different things being translated both as jatek


Well, it is definitely not game the deer, wolf and bear.

It can be any physical toy, board game, whatever.

Children's games that they play in the school yard are also "játék".

The games in sports are not "játék". They are "játszma".

The Olympic Games are "olimpiai játékok".

A play in a theatre is "színjáték".

Generally, "toy", "game" and "play" can all be related to "játék".


Yes, it can be both. "játék" as a material object is "toy", "játék" as an activity is "game".


Can you say "a játék hol van?"


Why is 'Hol a játék van' wrong?


Question words (or question phrases) always need to be in focus, i.e. in front of the verb stem. Here, "hol van" needs to stay together, so the possible answers here are:

  • Hol van a játék?
  • A játék hol van?


When I put "Hol a játék van" it says the answer is "Hol van a játék." When I put Hol van a játék," is says the correct answer is Hol a játék van." WHICH IS IT???


The first part is right. Honestly, I can't check at the moment but I would be greatly surprized if "Hol a játék van" showed up at all. "Hol van a játék" is right and all I can imagine appearing as a good solution similar to "Hol a játék van" is "Hol a játék"

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