Hungarian

[ huhng-gair-ee-uh n ]
/ hʌŋˈgɛər i ən /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Hungary, its people, or their language.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Hungary.Compare Magyar.
Also called Magyar. the language of Hungary, of the Uralic family of languages.

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Origin of Hungarian

First recorded in 1545–55; Hungary + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Hungarian

pro-Hun·gar·i·an, adjective, nounpseu·do-Hun·gar·i·an, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hungarian

Hungarian
/ (hʌŋˈɡɛərɪən) /

noun

the official language of Hungary, also spoken in Romania and elsewhere, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family and most closely related to the Ostyak and Vogul languages of NW Siberia
a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Hungary
a Hungarian-speaking person who is not a citizen of Hungary

adjective

of or relating to Hungary, its people, or their language
Compare Magyar
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