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Tourist Basic
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Grammar & Pronunciation
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Hungarian Language Links:
University of Oregon has a very complete list of Hungarian links at their Yamada language center

World's Hungarian Products has put up some online material for learning Hungarian. can find you a Hungarian speaking pr writing partner, through their online service!
Aaron Rubin has developed a very thorough Hungarian Language Course that has been around a long time.

Look into the weak beginnings of my own guide to my own Budapest.

 Hungarian Basics 1.1 
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Hello or Bye (to 1 person) Hello(s) or Szia(s). (both mean both)  Goodbye Viszontlátásra or Viszlát (short form) (formal)
Hello or Bye (to a group) Hellosztok(p) / Sziasztok(p)    Szia(s) / Sziasztok(p). (informal)
Yes / No Igen / Nem  How are you? Hogy van? (formal)
OK / Good. Rendben / Jó    Hogy vagy? (informal)
Very good Nagyon jó  Good thanks, Köszönöm, jól. És ön? (formal)
Excellent Kitünő  and you? Köszönöm, jól. És te? (informal)
Thank you Köszönöm  Thank you very much. Köszönöm szépen
Good morning Jó reggelt.  - -.
Good afternoon Jó napot  (Very) well, thanks. Köszönöm, (nagyon) jól.
Good evening Jó estét.  See you later. .
Good night Jó éjszakát.  -. -.
Please Kérem  Cheers! (toast) Egészségédre!
You're welcome Szívesen  Sorry! / Excuse me! to apologize Bocsánat!
to gain attention Elnézést!
Open Nyitva  It was nothing. Semmiség
Closed Zárva  May I? Elnézést?
Pull Húzni  small kicsi(t)
Push Tolni  big nagy
Do you speak English? Beszél angolul?
A little. Egy kicsit.
I don't speak Hungarian. Nem beszélek magyarul.
I only speak a little Hungarian. Csak keveset beszélek magyarul.
I understand. Értem.
I don't understand. Nem értem.
Could you please say that again? Megismételné, kérem?
Could you please speak more slowly? Tudna lassabban beszélni? (formal)
Tudnál lassabban beszélni? (informal)
Could you please write that down? Leírná, kérem?
My bag was stolen! Ellopták a táskámat!
My wallet-money was stolen! Ellopták a pénztárcámat-pénzemet!
My passport was stolen! Ellopták az útlevelem!
Call a doctor! Hívjan orvost!
Call the police! Hívja a rendőrséget!
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