Is Hungarian A Slavic Language? (No, And Here’s Why)

The Hungarian language is a very special European language. It’s spoken almost exclusively in Hungary by some 13 million people and its closest European relative, Finnish Estonian are quite distant both geographically and linguistically. Hungary is located in Central Europe. It borders no less than 7 different countries who speak 7 different languages from both … Read more

What Languages Are Spoken In Hungary? (And What About Budapest?)

Hungary is a land-locked Central European country that borders no less than 7 countries. Its geographic location is part of explaining why Hungary speaks so many languages. For centuries, the country has been in contact with its neighbors, borders have shifted and immigration and cultural exchange has taken place. Add to that that Hungary, to … Read more

Which Languages Are Most Similar To Hungarian? (Not A Lot Really..)

Which Languages Are Similar To Hungarian?

The Hungarian language is a language in the Finno-Ugric language family. It’s one of the rare European languages that doesn’t belong to the Indo-European language family, making it almost completely unrelated to English or even the languages of Hungary’s neighboring countries. Except for the loan-words, that is! Hungarian, the language of the central European language … Read more

Is Hungarian an Indo-European language? The origin of Hungarian

What's the origin of the Hungarian language?

Hungarian is the language of around 13 million people in the Central-European country Hungary. The language is quite interesting because it’s so different from the languages of all of its neighbors. In fact, almost all European languages have something fundamental in common: They (almost) all belong to the Indo-European language family, meaning that they’re (almost) … Read more

How To Learn The Hungarian Language By Yourself (Without Signing Up For Classes)

How to learn Hungarian?

The Hungarian language is one of the few non-Indo-European languages in Europe. It’s widely regarded as complicated and difficult to learn. In reality, it’s not that bad. Hungarian is very different from English and that means that you need to get used to another way of thinking when learning the language. It also means that … Read more