Why is Hungarian language so difficult?

Why is Hungarian language so difficult?

Hungarian is not an Indo-European language (i.e. Hindi actually has more in common with English/French/German/Russian etc. than Hungarian does), so it’s very different to all of its neighbours and this gives it the reputation of being among the most challenging languages in the world. And yes, it can be “hard”.

What type of language is Hungarian?

Uralic languages
Finno-Ugric languagesUgric languages
Hungarian/Language family

Why is the Hungarian language so different?

It comes from Asia. The Hungarian language is totally different to the dialects spoken by its neighbours, which usually speak Indo-European languages. In fact, Hungarian comes from the Uralic region of Asia and belongs to the Finno-Ugric language group, meaning its closest relatives are actually Finnish and Estonian.

Is Hungarian a Uralic language?

The most demographically important Uralic language is Hungarian, the official language of Hungary. Two other Uralic languages, Estonian (the official language of Estonia) and Finnish (one of two national languages of Finland—the other is Swedish, a Germanic language), are also spoken by millions.

Is Hungarian harder than German?

So learning Hungarian is much harder than German, Latin or even Slavic languages for a Chinese or Arabic person too of whom languages neither are Indo-European nor Uralic.

How is C pronounced in Hungarian?

zs (pronounced like the “s” in pleasure) cs (pronounced like the “ch” in chock) dz (pronounced like the “ds” in fads) dzs (pronounced like the “dg” in edge)

Is Hungarian worth learning?

Hungarian is very different from most European languages. If you’re the type of person who likes a challenge and to do something entirely new, learning Hungarian is a wonderful option. The great news is, many aspects of the language are easier than you may think.