Hungarian Alphabets / Hungarian Letters

To learn Hungarian language, Alphabets are the main part of language learning. Here you learn Hungarian alphabet/Hungarian letter. If you are interested to learn Hungarian language, this place will help you to learn Hungarian alphabet/character in Hungarian and their pronunciation in English. Language is a communication tool in which knowledge, emotions and feeling convey to others.

To learn Hungarian language, first we learn Hungarian alphabets and then learn Hungarian alphabets with words and images and their pronunciation in English. Common vocabulary is one of the important sections. Common Vocabulary contains common words that we can used in daily life conversations.

Hungarian alphabet

Hungarian alphabet is a Latin alphabet / Roman script / English letter with extra letters. Hungarian language speaks in Hungary over 13 million speakers to communicates their language around the world.

Hungarian language is a Uralian language family. Uralian language native speakers are Hungarian, Finnish and Estonian, Erzya, Moksha, Mari, Udmurt, Sami, and Komi, Scandinavia and Russian. Hungarian is the official language of Hungary and also other languages are Vojvodina and Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria, Australia, US, Canada and Israel.

Hungarian alphabet is called as Magyar ábécé. Hungarian vowels are known as magánhangzók and Hungarian consonants are known as mássalhangzók.

The Hungarian alphabet has 44 letters, 26 of the Latin alphabets and added some extra other letters of 14 vowels and 26 consonants and four loanwords. Now, the modern Hungarian alphabet are 40 letters (exclude loanwords). Hungarian alphabet has four foreign letters/loanwords, they are rarely used (q, w, x, y).

Hungarian Vowels

Hungarian vowels are known as magánhangzók. Hungarian letters have 14 vowels. Here we learn Hungarian vowels and their pronunciation in English.

Hungarian alphabet has 14 vowels, they are divided into three categories

•  back vowels (a, á, o, ó, u, ú)
•  front rounded vowels (ö, ő, ü, ű)
  front unrounded vowels (e, é, i, í)

<Back vowels and front rounded vowels may not occur together in the same word>

Hungarian alphabet further converted into two sounds called Vowels sounds.

  short vowels (7 letters)
•  long vowels (7 letters)

Hungarian Short Vowels

HUNGARIAN ALPHABETS

Short vowels

Capital Letter

Small Letter

Pronunciation

A

a

a

E

e

e

I

i

i

O

o

o

Ö

ö

ö

U

u

u

Ü

ü

ü

Hungarian Long Vowels

HUNGARIAN ALPHABETS

Long vowels

Capital Letter

Small Letter

Pronunciation

Á

á

aa

É

é

ee

Í

í

ii

Ó

ó

ó

Ő

ő

ő

Ú

ú

ú

Ű

ű

ű

Read also:  A-Z Dictionary  |  Vocabulary  |  Quiz

Hungarian Consonants

Hungarian consonants are known as mássalhangzók.  Here we learn Hungarian consonants and their pronunciation in English.

Hungarian alphabet has 26 perfect consonants,

  17 consonants
  9 digraphs

HUNGARIAN CONSONANTS

Capital Letter

Small Letter

Pronunciation

B

b

be

C

c

ce

D

d

de

F

f

ef

G

g

ge

H

h

ha

J

j

je

K

k

ka

L

l

el

M

m

em

N

n

en

P

p

pe

R

r

er

S

s

es

T

t

te

V

v

ve

Z

z

ze

Digraphs

Digraphs means ‘two letters make one sound’ which includes vowels or consonants.

HUNGARIAN CONSONANTS

Digraphs

Capital Letter

Small Letter

Pronunciation

Cs

cs

cse

Dz

dz

dze

Dzs

dzs

dzse

Gy

gy

gye

Ly

ly

ely

Ny

ny

eny

Sz

sz

esz

Ty

ty

tye

Zs

zs

zse

All Hungarian Alphabets

HUNGARIAN ALPHABETS

Capital

Small

Pronunciation

A

a

a

Á

á

aa

B

b

be

C

c

ce

Cs

cs

cse

D

d

de

Dz

dz

dze

Dzs

dzs

dzse

E

e

e

É

é

ee

F

f

ef

G

g

ge

Gy

gy

gye

H

h

I

i

i

Í

í

ii

J

j

je

K

k

ka

L

l

el

Ly

ly

ely

M

m

em

N

n

en

Ny

ny

eny

O

o

o

Ó

ó

ó

Ö

ö

ö

Ő

ő

ő

P

p

pe

R

r

er

S

s

es

Sz

sz

esz

T

t

te

Ty

ty

tye

U

u

u

Ú

ú

ú

Ü

ü

ü

Ű

ű

ű

V

v

ve

Z

z

ze

Zs

zs

zse

Read also:  Number in Hungarian

Learn Hungarian language, you must learn Hungarian Sentences and Phrases as below, it helps more strength to convey your Hungarian conversations.

SENTENCES & PHRASES

Hello

Szia

Welcome

Üdvözöljük

Thanks

Köszönöm

Congratulations

Gratulálunk

Good morning

Jó reggelt kívánok

Happy birthday

Boldog születésnapot

I love you

Szeretlek

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Alphabets in other languages:

Picture Vocabulary

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VOCABULARY

fruit  |  VEGETABLE  |  BIRD  |  ANIMAL  |  FLOWER  |  NUMBER  |  GREETING  |  COLOR  |  DAY  |  MONTH  |  RELATIONSHIP  |  BODY PARTS  |  HOUSEHOLD ITEMS  |  KITCHEN ITEMS  |  OCCUPATION  |  STATIONERY  |  PLANET  |  SCHOOL  |  HOSPITAL  |  DISEASE  |  #all  |  play games

GRAMMAR

SYNONYM  |  ANTONYM  |  POSITIVE words  |  PREFIX  |  SUFFIX  |  VERB  |  NOUN  |  ADJECTIVE  |  SENTENCES  |  1000 words  |  come  |  did  |  how  |  my  |  please  |  she  |  this  |  what  |  when  |  where  |  who  |  why  |  thank  |  #all

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