Hungarian phrasebook

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Hungarian (magyar) is a Uralic, non-Indo European linguistic island spoken in Central Europe found mainly in Hungary but also in parts of Austria, Slovakia, Romania, Ukraine, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia. it is surrounded by Germanic, Romance and Slavic languages, and borrows heavily from them (the ö, the ü and the knack for combining two-words-in-one from German, the soft sign from Slavs), but none of which it is related to. Its closest relatives are Khanty and Mansi, both spoken in the Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug of Russia.
Two of Hungarian's distant relatives, both spoken in Europe, are Finnish and Estonian. It shares the following properties with them: Remember, one difference in pronunciation or vowel length can lead to misinterpretation.


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