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  Hungarian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hungarian is a member of the Ugric languages, a sub-group of the Finno-Ugric language family, which in turn is a branch of the Uralic languages.
Hungarian is the official language of Hungary, and thus an official language of the EU.
Hungarian is officially recognized as a minority or regional language in Austria, Croatia and Slovakia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hungarian_language   (2666 words)

 Hungarian alphabet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hungarian alphabet is an extension of the Roman alphabet.
The 44 letters of the (greater) Hungarian alphabet are:
One of Hungarian orthography's principles is being phonetic among with being traditional, etymologic and simplifying.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hungarian_alphabet   (828 words)

 Hungarian language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Hungarian is generally believed to be a member of the Ugric languages, a sub-group of the Finno-Ugric languages, which in turn are a branch of the Uralic languages.
Hungarian has been claimed to be closely related to Hunnish, since Hungarian legends and histories show close ties between the two peoples, and both the Huns and the modern day Hunnish people (Székely) lived in Hungary.
Hungarian distinguishes between long and short vowels, where the long vowels are written with accents, and between long consonants and short consonants, where the long consonants are written double.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/h/hu/hungarian_language.html   (1061 words)

 Hungarian alphabet -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Hungarian alphabet -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The Hungarian alphabet is an extension of the (The alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe) Roman alphabet.
Below are the 44 letters of the (A native or inhabitant of Hungary) Hungarian (A character set that includes letters and is used to write a language) alphabet:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hu/hungarian_alphabet.htm   (64 words)

 Hungarian language, alphabet and pronunciation
Hungarian is a Uralic language with about 15 million speakers in Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine and Slovakia.
Hungarian is a highly inflected language in which nouns can have up to 238 possible forms.
The earliest Hungarian literature, dating from the 12th century, was in Latin.
www.omniglot.com /writing/hungarian.htm   (240 words)

 Encyclopedia: Hungarian alphabet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The 44 letters of the (greater) Hungarian alphabet are: Jump to: navigation, search An alphabet is a complete standardized set of letters — basic written symbols — each of which roughly represents a phoneme of a spoken language, either as it exists now or as it may have been in the past.
L is the twelfth letter of the Latin alphabet.
Jump to: navigation, search An alphabet is a complete standardized set of letters — basic written symbols — each of which roughly represents a phoneme of a spoken language, either as it exists now or as it may have been in the past.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hungarian-alphabet   (3279 words)

 Learn more about Greek alphabet in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The fact that the Greek alphabet derives from an earlier Semitic script is uncontested, the exact source(s) of the Greek alphabet are however controversial.
Originally there were several variants of the Greek alphabet, most importantly western (Chalcidian) and eastern (Ionic) Greek; the former gave rise to the Etruscan alphabet and thence to the Roman alphabet.
During the Middle ages, the Greek scripts underwent changes paralleling those of the Roman alphabet: while the old forms were retained as a monumental script, uncial and eventually minuscule hands came to dominate.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /g/gr/greek_alphabet.html   (1331 words)

 Õ - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is not an actual letter of the alphabet, but a composition of the letter "O" and the diacritic mark tilde.
It is also found in Vietnamese to mark the sound [o] creaky voiced (rising tone with a glottal break followed by a continuation of the rising tone).
This can happen due to said characters sharing a code point in the ISO 8859-1 and 8859-2 character sets, as well as the Windows-1252 and Windows-1250 character sets, and the web site owner forgetting to set the correct codepage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/%c3%95   (184 words)

 Overview of the Hungarian Language to Help You Learn Hungarian
Hungarian or Magyar (pronounced "Mawdyar") is the mother tongue of the ten million inhabitants of Hungary, as well as another four million people in neighboring countries-- mostly Romanian Transylvania to the East, Slovakia to the North, and Croatia and Yugoslavia to the South.
Hungarian is an Ugric language of the Finno-Ugric subgroup of the Uralic language family.
English words of Hungarian origin include goulash (a stew made with beef or veal), paprika (a seasoning made from sweet red peppers), coach (named after the village of Kocs, where carriages were invented and first used), and saber (a cavalry sword).
www.transparent.com /languagepages/hungarian/overview.htm   (743 words)

 Hungarian Names 101
The Hungarian crown passed by marriage to the Neapolitan branch of the House of Anjou, which strengthened relations between Hungary and its Italian neighbors.
Since most Hungarian official documents were written in Latin, records of the 14th to 17th century frequently include names written in standard European order, even when the name elements themselves were Hungarian.
Most of our records of Hungarian feminine given names come from the 16th century, and are combined with bynames in the same general patterns of construction as masculine names.
www.geocities.com /Athens/1336/magyarnames101.html   (3214 words)

 Romanian language, alphabet and pronunciation
Neacşu wrote in a version of the old Cyrillic alphabet similar to the one for Old Church Slavonic, and which was used in Walachia and Moldova until 1859.
A version of the Cyrillic alphabet was used in the Soviet Republic of Moldova until 1989, when they switched to the Romanian version of the Latin alphabet.
This version of the Latin alphabet was used during the transition from the Cyrillic to the Latin alphabets.
www.omniglot.com /writing/romanian.htm   (533 words)

 Hungarian Runic Alphabet
The Hungarians in their ancestral lands were mentioned by the geographer Ibn Rusta to write down the dowry of the bride given by her father to the father of the groom.
One of the earliest Hungarian language bibles using the Latin alphabet was from the 17th century.
Whereas the Hungarian words for writing and sign are Mesopotamian in origin but still shared with the Altaic languages, the words for books, letters, stamp and writing utensil are related to the the Ujgur of Turkic and Hun origin, and to ancient Chinese.
users.cwnet.com /millenia/alphabet.htm   (696 words)

 Hungarian Language Course
Magyar (pronounced /Mawdyar/), as the Hungarians call their language, is spoken by the approximately 10.3 million inhabitants of Hungary, as well as another 4 million people in neighboring countries and a million others scattered around the world.
Hungarian is not at all related to the Indo-European languages which surround it, and is very different both in vocabulary and in grammar.
Hungarian is an agglutinative language, meaning that it relies heavily on suffixes and prefixes.
www.personal.psu.edu /faculty/a/d/adr10/hungarian.html   (344 words)

 Hungarian Translation - Translate Hungarian Language Translator
Hungarian is generally believed to a member of the Ugric languages, a sub-group of the Finno-Ugric languages, which are a branch of the Uralic languages.
Hungarian language has been claimed to be closely related to Hunnish, as Hungarian legends and histories show the close ties between the two peoples, and both the Huns and the modern day Hunnish people (Sz kely) lived in Hungary.
Hungarian is also spoken in Australia, Austria, Canada, and USA.
www.translation-services-usa.com /languages/hungarian.shtml   (1574 words)

 Introduction to the Hungarian language
Hungarian is a very nice language, so it's worth learning it, even if it is very hard to do.
The ancient Hungarian language is expected to be between the Sumerian dialects EME-KU and EME-SAL.
The Hungarian language is "additive" which means that we meld some letters to the end of the word.
impulzus.sch.bme.hu /info/magyar.shtml   (1510 words)

 The U of MT -- Mansfield Library LangFing Uralic
updated 5-3-2001 Hungarian (Ural-Altaic) belongs to the Ugric sub-branch of the Finno-Ugric sub-branch of the Uralic branch of the Ural-Altaic family of languages.
Hungarian is the language of the country of Hungary, and is written in the Latin alphabet.
Each syllable is arranged in a unit; it may be written with one letter above another one or two, or one to the left and one or two stacked vertically to the right, or even three letters stacked one above the other.
www.lib.umt.edu /guide/lang/uraliclh.htm   (2447 words)

The Hungarian State used Latin letters (as for the specific orthography, wait a minute), and the Croatian State used Latin letters with Croatian orthography.
However Magyar is the biggest language of Hungary, and we are discussing the Hungarian orthography of the name of Mrs.
She was a subject of Hungary (so she got documents according to Hungarian canon), a Greek Orthodox from Titel (so she was registered at birth with Cyrillics), and an ethnic Serbian.
www.rmki.kfki.hu /~lukacs/MARITY.htm   (15382 words)

 Learn Hungarian Language Skills with Hungarian Software and Hungarian Resources
If you are learning Hungarian for school, travel, business, personal enjoyment, or any other reason, there's something for you here.
Beginners who are just starting to learn Hungarian and more advanced students who have been studying Hungarian for a while can all have fun reading the language overview and listening to the conversational Hungarian phrases in our Hungarian Resources section.
Hungarian language lessons really can be exciting with these Hungarian games.
www.transparent.com /languagepages/hungarian/hungarian.htm   (319 words)

 Hungarian lessons with puzzles, quizzes and sound files
Learn the Hungarian alphabet and greetings with sounds, play hangman or other puzzles, check youself with quizzes and tests.
I know Hungarian is a hard language, so I try to put some fun staff here, because I don't want you to give up.
The first link is my page with an important, basic rule that is so unique specification of the Hungarian language.
www.hungarotips.com /hungarian/b   (418 words)

 Hungarian Alphabet
See all of my recomended books for learning Hungarian and travelling in Hungary.
Interestingly enough, when I was there last, the Hungarian Fanta Division had put out a Bodza flavor.
It is tricky here because when it appears in names it sounds exactly like the Hungarian "i".
www.single-serving.com /Hungarian/GP/alphabet.php   (357 words)

 ipedia.com: Old Hungarian script Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Hungarian Runes were a type of runic writing system used amoing the pagan Magyars before their Christian leaders adopted the modern Hungarian language writing system, based on the Latin alphabet.
works which give detailed account, in alphabetical order, of whole field of human knowledge, or of some particular section in it.
Hungarian Runes are not related to Germanic Runes; they derive from the Orkhon or Turkic Runic script.
www.ipedia.com /old_hungarian_script.html   (121 words)

 The Hungarian Alphabet with Practice Pronunciation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Let's start with the Hungarian alphabet now, that consits of 44 letters.
Print the ABC and listen the sound file - try to practice these sounds a little.
Let's practice these strange sounds a little more in some basic Hungarian words.
www.hungarotips.com /hungarian/b/ABC.html   (132 words)

 Ethnic Toolkits
Brief history of the Magyars, guide to the Hungarian alphabet, discussion and examples of naming patterns.
Comprehensive site for Hungarian research, including surnames, emigration, maps, a place locator and digitized examples of civil registers.
Outlines Hungarian immigration to the United States and how to find records.
www.familytreemagazine.com /ethnic.asp?id=1109   (158 words)

 Hungarian Language - WannaLearn.com
Hungarian Language Course - a course designed for beginners, covering the Hungarian alphabet, pronunciation, verbs, motion, locations, numbers, plurals, numbers up to 100, possession, past tense and more
Hungarian Lessons - a collection of sound-file enhanced Hungarian lessons and instructional games, covering the Hungarian alphabet and pronunciation, days and months, numbers, basic sentences, verbs the future tense and more
BUY IT Berlitz Hungarian Cassette Pack with Phrase Book - An enjoyable and very efficient Hungarian instructional method, focusing on practical conversational skills.
www.wannalearn.com /Academic_Subjects/World_Languages/Hungarian   (409 words)

 Hungary - Hungarian Alphabet
Hungarian lessons with chatroom, message board and e-mail support.
Facts about Hungarian language and culture (in English).
A look at Hungarian populations in other countries.
www.hungaryconnection.com /hungarianalphabet   (727 words)

 Hungarian Names 101
Note: This article has been superceeded by this article of the same name.
Emphasis here is on the description of Hungarian names and their construction through the 16th century.All of the material presented is in its first draft, and nothing here is the final word on any matter.
If "Miklos, son of Gyorgy" had a son named Gyorgy, then he might be called "Mihaly, son of Miklos", but he certainly wouldn't be known as "son of Gyorgy", since Gyorgy was not his father's name!
www.sca.org /heraldry/laurel/names/magyarnames101.html   (3218 words)

In Hungarian the accent marks are never backward leaning, they always lean forward.
To use or not to use the accent mark is not a free choice.
While (all) keyboards are capable of reproducing the Hungarian accented character if the Font set you are using contains them, (usually most fonts have all but the Ő and Ű) you may have to set the computer's keyboard to the macro settings to automatically get to these.
www.arpad.com /HACCENTMARK.HTM   (731 words)

 SFOR Informer Online: Are you hungry for some Hungarian?
To whet your appetite the Hungarian language is a unique language, with very difficult grammar and pronunciation.
The Hungarian alphabet consists of 44 letters, which are one-two or three characters.
For better understanding to each other you can find below some useful expressions in Hungarian.
www.nato.int /sfor/indexinf/168/p16a/t02p16a.htm   (91 words)

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