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A Swedish guy named Frederik (?) talks about the challenges of learnning Hungarian after learning it for roughly a month: In Indo-European languages, there is typically only one present tense, but in Hungarian there are two: one for "definite" and one for "indefinite". (What he means is indefinite versus definite conjugation. Note that English has the ...


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600 pages of graded texts, related questions and exercises for each text, 56 of them. Steep learning curve and not for absolute beginners https://fsi-languages.yojik.eu/languages/FSI/Hungarian/Graded%20Reader/ If that is too much for you, start by reading narratives at the end of the lessons from these textbooks. At the beginning of the each lesson there's ...


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I found an online bookshop that claims that the following two books are graded readers: Anekdoták horoszkópok (ISBN 9789631220605) Láthatatlan ember by Gárdonyi Géza (ISBN 9789630832625) However, the second book is a novel from 1901 that has been translated into English as Slave of the Huns. Unless it has been simplified for learners of Hungarian, this is ...


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Some ten years ago, I (a native German speaker) started learning Hungarian in an evening course and continued for roughly two years. After English, Polish and Spanish, this was my fourth foreign language. From my personal point of view, there are some misconceptions regarding Hungarian. The most prominent one is the "35 cases" thing. An example: apámé ...


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I'm Hungarian but I don't really think that there are too many graded readers, but I can suggest you the Magyar Elektronikus Könyvtár (MEK, Hungarian Electronic Library), where you can find many books for free and other texts. MEK has a section for youngers and kids. Maybe these books use simpler language than a typical Hungarian text.


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The forms alszotok and alszanak have a linking vowel because "lsz" is a consonant cluster, not because sz is a sibilant. The stem of zuhanyozik doesn't end in a consonant cluster, so zuhanyoztok and zuhanyoznak have no linking vowel. A linking vowel occurs also after consonant clusters ending in non-sibilant consonants, or after a single t. Linking ...


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Since I'm a native speaker, I probably cannot determine whether a book is good or not. However, I think it's quite good and covers the whole grammar of the language in depth. About the correct usage of words: I don't think there is a dictonary or something like this, but you can use this. Just type the phrase that you want to use, but be careful, because it ...


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