Getting Started with Hungarian Part 6
August 18, 2022
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Hungarian Living
Getting Started with Hungarian Part 6
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Szia! Welcome to Episode 63 of the Hungarian Living podcast! We are still talking about the Hungarian language and we have Anna Hamp back with us today for another couple of tips. So Anna, what do you have for us today?

The importance of vowel harmony with a little explanation

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Budapest certainly has a great transportation system, but if you only travel by bus, taxi, tram or metro you will be missing out on a lot. In fact, you might spend more time trying to understand all that, especially if you don’t speak Hungarian then you would if you just decided a nice walk will get you to where you want to go, I love every form of travel and there are certainly benefits to each. But there are some hidden gems in places where you have to walk.

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