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Intro is the 2nd skill (assuming read left to right) in the Hungarian language course. It has 3 lessons and teaches words for langugaes.

Grammar Notes[]

Pronouns[]

Hungarian personal pronouns, like English, include 'I', 'you', 'we', etc. Hungarian has pronouns for both singular and plural second person. The pronoun 'ő' is used for both 'he' and 'she', as Hungarian has no gender distinction. Like in German, French, and Spanish, Hungarian has formal pronouns such as 'ön' or 'maga' in singular, and 'önök' or 'maguk' in plural, used when addressing someone senior, strangers, or in polite situations.

'To Be'[]

The verb "to be" in Hungarian has present tense forms, such as 'vagyok' for 'I am', and 'vagy' for 'you are', with the pronouns 'én' and 'te' often dropped.

'To Speak'[]

The verb "to speak" is conjugated as 'beszélek' for 'I speak', 'beszélsz' for 'you speak', 'beszél' for 'you (polite) speak', and 'beszél' for 'he/she speaks'.

Nationalities and languages[]

Hungarian expresses nationalities and languages using adjectives and adverbs.

Word order in Short sentences[]

In Hungarian, the focus should come before the verb in short sentences, and 'nem' is used to negate sentences.

Yes-No Questions[]

Yes-no questions are formed by adding a question mark at the end of the sentence.

Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • magyar = Hungarian
  • angol = English
  • amerikai = American
  • igen = yes
  • vagyok = I am
  • vagy = you are

Lesson 2[]

  • nem = not
  • beszélek = I speak
  • beszélsz = you speak
  • angolul = in English
  • magyarul = in Hungarian

Lesson 3[]

  • te = you
  • én = I
  • értem = I understand
  • uram = sir
  • hölgyem = ma'am
  • beszél = speaks

References[]


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