Hungarian Past

This is a list of verbs in the past tense in Hungarian. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the past form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: látni
To write: írni
To love: szeretni
To give: adni
To play: játszani
To read: olvasni
To understand: érteni
To have: birtokolni
To know: tudni
To learn: megtanulni
To think: gondolni, gondolkodni
To work: dolgozni
To speak: beszélni
To drive: vezetni
To smile: mosolyogni
To find: találni

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the past tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I saw you: láttalak
I wrote with a pen: tollal írtam
You loved apples: szeretted az almát
You gave money: te adtál pénzt
You played tennis: teniszeztél
He read (past) a book: könyvet olvasott
He understood me: ő megértett engem
She had a cat: volt egy macskája
She knew my friend: ismerte a barátomat
We wanted to learn: tanulni akartunk
We thought Spanish is easy: úgy gondoltuk a spanyol könnyű
You (plural) worked here: ti itt dolgoztatok
You (plural) spoke French: ti franciául beszéltetek
They drove a car: autót vezettek
They smiled: mosolyogtak

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