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Венгерский язык прошлое, настоящее и будущее
The Past, Present, and Future of the Hungarian Language

Author(s): Géza Balázs
Subject(s): Finno-Ugrian studies
Published by: Napkút Kiadó Kft.
Summary/Abstract: Hungarians think of their language and culture as being “small” and “unique”, even though ten million people speak Hungarian in Hungary, a further 2.5-3 million speak it in the neighbouring countries of Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, and Austria, and another approximately 1-1.5 million speak it throughout the world (in Europe, America, and Australia). Th us, around 13.5 or 14 million speak Hungarian (Hungarians like to talk about “15 million” Hungarians). The number of Hungarian speakers makes it 42nd in the world, and 12th in Europe.

  • Page Range: 11-28
  • Page Count: 18
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: Russian