Myths & Facts about Hungarian Language

People might be living in this myth that learning European Languages is difficult and confusing. But, actually learning language like Hungarian is not so difficult. It’s just a mindset which makes people think twice about learning such an interesting language. It is pretty obvious that you will make mistakes while speaking and writing but it happens everywhere. The best way to learn the language is to speak first. Just look up at the words in the dictionary and use it confidently.


 Let’s put a glance on the language insights:

  • First of all buy a traditional grammar book. It is because you will find most of the technical explanations of the words which are used frequently in the language. And if not the just keep on making notes on grammar and soon you will realize the grammar being used is completely different from the central-European languages. The Hungarian Language has 44 letters out of which four consonants are doubled denoting a longer pronunciation!
  • This language is popularly known as “Magyar” and belongs to Finno-Ugric language phylum. But, having such as a deep origin it is surprisingly spoken by 92% of the population in the country. Hungarian people living in nearby areas are closely attached with the language. The places where it holds a proportion of the speakers include Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Croatia, Austria, Israel, and even the USA.
  • The language stems from Asia and has been influenced by Slavonic as well as by German Language. It uses roman alphabets and just like English, the adjective is put before the noun in the sentence. Hence, for someone having knowledge in English it is easy to translate Hungarian into English and vice versa as the structure is almost same.
  • The basis of the language can be learnt easily while listening to the audio of the words. The common used words may include please (kérem /’kay-rehm’), ‘goodbye’ (viszlát / ’veeslat’), and many more.
  • The dialects spoken in Hungary are mutually intelligible and hence do not differ from each other. Hungarian Csángó dialect is a dialect that resembles medieval Hungarian.
  • The language is a phonetic language which follows just 1% rules for few exceptions. Hungarian is known to be a casual language since; one can easily see the structure of the word in any sentence. This fact has made the language interesting and yet creative to learn.
  • The primary stress in the language is always given to the first syllable of a word. It is not specific to gender and hence for English speakers at times it becomes confusing.

One can find several translation companies offering Hungarian transcription and translation of audio and video. These companies can also provide interpreter services as per the need of the clients for varied purposes. Axis Translations is one such company handling high-quality, professional Hungarian translation.

Marriya Luis is a professional Translator having ample experience in translating websites of Hungarian Language into English for the clients. She is trained in more than 10 languages of the European countries.