"It is raining, and the sidewalks are wet."

Translation:Esik az eső, és a járdák vizesek.

August 30, 2016

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Could we also use 'nedvesek' for wet in this case?

August 30, 2016

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That would sound a bit strange, like saying "the sidewalks are moist".

August 31, 2016

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Ah, I was led to believe that paras (with accents) is moist and nedves is wet from rain...

September 1, 2016

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"Nedvesek" is perfectly fine here. Presumably it is a bit less wet than when "vizes". For example, a wet towel would be "vizes", a damp towel would be "nedves".
Also, "nedves" is not necessarily water-related.
"Moist" can also be "nedves".
"Párás" is somewhat different. "Pára" is the moisture in the air. The air can be "párás", humid. And when that humidity meets a cool window, or your glasses, then that object is also "párás".

September 9, 2016

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ah, thank you!!

September 10, 2016
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