Learning Hungarian

It’s not easy to learn Hungarian! We have gathered resources and ideas to help but get started because it doesn’t get easier the longer you wait.

Rekindling Hungarian Language Skills

Rekindling Hungarian Language Skills

I am always fascinated about how families handle Hungarian language challenges. When I heard Lori's story, I asked if it could be shared and she agreed. Enjoy. ~ Liz "Nagyon jó! Miért nem találkozunk egy ideig beszélgetni?" I think that’s what Dorothy was saying to...

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The Catalog Words

The Catalog Words

Learning Hungarian is a fun and interesting challenge. I heard Hungarian all through the years that I lived at home. But, I didn't actively start learning it until about 10 years ago. And my efforts were spotty. A week or two here or there is great, but I need a...

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Prominent Non-native Hungarian Speakers

Prominent Non-native Hungarian Speakers

Special thanks to Naoki for compiling this list!  ~ Liz People here know I'm a Magyarphile. No matter how many times I mention some nation I love, Hungary always remains #1 and their language remains the one I love most. And history shows that there were MANY...

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Hungarian Treasures

Hungarian Treasures

This was my grammar book when we lived in Hungary from August -  December, 1973. I went to school every day while we lived in Budapest for those months, but I was only in third grade so I don't recall much. I remember being very thankful that my Art and Math teacher...

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Three Hungarian Folk Songs

Three Hungarian Folk Songs

Are ready for spring? Are you ready to be distracted from the stresses of the day? Music can be a wonderful way to add to your Hungarian knowledge. It also can have a calming effect. Here are a few of my favorite folk songs from some of my favorite current artists. I...

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Learning Hungarian

Learning Hungarian

Here is a little history of my exposure to Hungarian and some practical ideas for incorporating some Hungarian into your life. Three of my four grandparents were born in Hungary and came to the USA in the early 1900s. My parents were both born in the US but, with...

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Hungarian Music in our Family

Hungarian Music in our Family

Our family originally came from Hungary between 1890-1927. Three of our grandparents were born in Hungary but came to the United States as children. One of our grandmothers was born in the United States but most of her siblings were born in Hungary--she just happened...

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Common Table Prayer in Hungarian

Common Table Prayer in Hungarian

Here is the version of the Common Table Prayer in Hungarian we used in our home as I was growing up: Kedves Jézus légy vendégünk áldd meg amit adtál nékünk. Ámen. Dear Lord Jesus, be our guest. Let this food by thee be blest. Amen. I taught this to our four children...

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