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The hungarian alphabet


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a / A
like the o in "hot"
á / Á
like the a in "father"
b / B
like b in "book"; letter is called "bé"
c / C
like ts in "pots"; letter is called "cé"
cs / Cs
like ch in "check"; letter is called "csé"
d / D
like d in "wide"; letter is called "dé"
dz / Dz
like ds in "kids"; letter is called "dzé"
dzs / Dzs
like dg in "bridge"; letter is called "dzsé"
e / E
like e in "bed"
é / É
like é in "café"
f / F
like f in "find"
g / G
like g in "get"; letter is called "gé"
gy / Gy
similar to d in "during"; letter is called "gyé"
h / H
mostly as h in "behind", rarly mute; letter is called "há"
i / I
like ea in "sea", but short!
í / Í
like ea in "leave"
j / J
like y in "you" (j and ly are ponounced identically);; letter is called "jé"
k / K
like k in "kiss"; letter is called "ká"
l / L
like l in "list
ly / Ly
like y in "you" (j and ly are ponounced identically); ; letter is called "ely"
m / M
like m in "most"
n / N
like n in "never
ny / Ny
like gn in "Cognac"; letter is called "eny"
o / O
like o in "force"
ó / Ó
just the long version of o (not existing in English)
ö / Ö
comparable to german ö in the short version (not existing in English)
ő / Ő
comparable to german ö in the long version (not existing in English)
p / P
like p in "hope"; letter is called "pé"
q / Q
like the combination of kv, only used in a few foreign words; ; letter is called "kú"
r / R
trilling version of r as in Italian "ragazzo"; letter is called "er"
s / S
always like sh in "ship";; letter is called "es"
sz / Sz
like s in "sand"; ; letter is called "esz"
t / T
like t in "tell"; letter is called "té"
ty / Ty
like t in "tube";; letter is called "tyé"
u / U
like u in "rude" but short!
ú / Ú
like oo in "fool"
ü / Ü
comparable to german ü in the short version (not existing in English)
ű / Ű
comparable to german ü in the longer version (not existing in English)
v / V
like v in "very"; ; letter is called "vé"
w / W
like v in "very" (only occurs in foreign words); ; letter is called "duplia vé"
x / X
like "kes" in "cakes" (only occures in foreign words); letter is called "iksz"
y / Y
nearly almost combined with other letters to modify its sound; rarely spoken as "i" in "wish"; letter is called "ipszilon"
z / Z
like s in "rose"; letter is called "zé"
zs / Zs
like s in "pleisure"; letter is called "zsé"