Category Archives: Hungarian

Knocking my head against the wall

They say that as you get older that you should do more crossword puzzles, make an effort to get the brain cells into action, maybe learn another language. From what I have read, bilingual people stand a better chance against … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Hungary! (by Lászlo Mlecsenkov – Facebook)

Happy Birthday Hungary! Isten éltessen Magyaország! The 20th of August has multiple names in Hungary. It is most importantly the State Foundation Day of Hungary. To find out the reason behind this name, we must go back almost a thousand … Continue reading

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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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