le- +‎ jár


  • IPA(key): [ˈlɛjaːr]
  • Hyphenation: le‧jár
  • Rhymes: -aːr



  1. (intransitive) to visit, go down to, come down to (to go regularly from a higher place to a lower one; or from a city to a rural area) (followed by -ba/-be)
    Mindennap lejárunk a büfébe ebédelni.We go down to the cafeteria every day for lunch.
  2. (intransitive) to be detachable, to be removable
    Ennek lejár a teteje?Is the top detachable?
  3. (intransitive, of a mechanism) to run down, to stop (to cease to move after the driving force stops, e.g. record player, washer and dryer)
  4. (intransitive) to expire
    Jövőre lejár a határidő.The time limit will expire next year.
  5. (intransitive) to run out
    Lejár az idő.Time is running out.
  6. (transitive) to wear down (to cause a gradual deterioration in something)
    lejárja a cipője sarkátto wear down one's shoe heels
  7. (transitive) to walk off, settle (a meal)
    Sétálni mentünk, hogy lejárjuk a vacsorát.We took a walk to settle the dinner.



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