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"A lépcsőn mentek fel? De itt van lift is!"

Translation:Are you going up the stairs? But there is an elevator here, too!

September 27, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ljikontic

Dear colleagues,my question was about the Hungarian word ''lift''I remenber when I traveled to Hungary in their houses stood the name for elevator ''felvono'' and another word which I cannot remember.May be ''elevátor Please native Hungarians please comment thanks in advance


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BigWayne19

--------- bab.la gives me hoist . don't you have google, there in serbia ? . . .

Big 27 apr 19


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ljikontic

You are right BigWayne19 but I tried many times google translator and found out that it rarely confirmed the reaal expreession I looked for.So I found that this old Budapest's elevators had the name elevator too only with accent on the ''a''.I have many old dictionaries and than it is ridiculous to read them.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Martybet

Oh how simple life would be if they were to translate "lift" as "lift"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/clairelanc3

There is also a lift here should be accepted! It is British English...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andrei551534

well, generally it uses American lingo, as in 'elevator' or 'sidewalk' (or more annoyingly 'kindergarten teacher!', and just occasionally English, like' theatre' . It should of course, always accept both.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JohnWeber786406

I didn't hear the N in lépcsőn! I reported it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BigWayne19

------- the N in le'pcso"n elides into the "m " of mentek . . .

Big 28 sep 20

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