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Kerek and Akarok? (I know I have others, but this is on my mind because yesterday, I got them totally mixed up)

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There are a lot of sentences with kérek in the first few skills. For example: Kérek egy sört.

Literally, kérek means I ask for. Kérek egy sört = I ask for a beer. But English speakers usually don't say that, so this sentence is translated as I want a beer/ I would like a beer. (So, kérek= I want translation is accepted in these types of sentences.)

Akarok= I want. It really means that, not just kinda means that, like with kérek:P

They are not interchangable. Úszni akarok = I want to swim. But "úszni kérek" simply doesn't make sense.

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The basic meaning of them:
kér = ask, e.g.: She asked me to come over. = Megkért, jöjjek át.
kérek (sing. 1st p.) = yes, please, e.g.:Do you want coffee? Yes, please.

akar = want

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