Category Archives: Hungarian

Hungarian elegance in the form of Elizabeth Demeter Tatar

My Pandemic activities, to keep me sane, are all over the map. I do my gardening, actually enjoying having impatiens in my front of the house planter since I can attend to them in person and not worry about them … Continue reading

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Idő, Time, Temps…

Time. Such an important thing. Idő. It is a Hungarian word for time. I haven’t had the time, pun intended, to figure out what the other ones are. Wait, of course there is ‘óra’ meaning hour as in time. The … Continue reading

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Waiting for my bogrács…

I am waiting for my bogrács. According to my NTC’s Hungarian and English Dictionary, bogrács means: « stew-pot or kettle . » This ‘kettle’ was used in the past to make ‘gulyásleves’ or goulash soup. Growing up, I knew nothing about this kettle. … Continue reading

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Random Hungarian words I remember from my youth

I remember a bunch of random words in Hungarian from my youth; they stand out and reappear in my head every so often. It all makes me wonder why it is that these words were important enough for me to … Continue reading

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Rothadt tájos and other thoughts

I don’t even know if this is correct, I have to find someone with a good knowledge of Hungarian to verify this. Although I am a language teacher and know how to use dictionaries and grammar books, I am left … Continue reading

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