How to use adjectives in Hungarian

How to use adjectives in Hungarian

You want to learn how to use adjectives in Hungarian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Hungarian lessons complete with useful examples. Big, small, happy, sad... we'll teach you all you need to know about Hungarian adjectives.

Hungarian adjectives

Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Adjectives come before the noun in Hungarian just like in English.


a szomorú család
the sad family
a nagy család
the big family
a szegény család
the poor family
a gazdag család
the rich family
a jó család
the good family
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The Hungarian name for the language is Magyar. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Hungarian would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Hungarian

Learn to get by in Hungarian with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Hungarian greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Melegem van.
I am hot.
Én fázom.
I am cold.
Én büszke vagyok.
I am proud.
Én éhes vagyok.
I am hungry.
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Step 7 : Adjectives in Hungarian

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Hungarian adjectives nagy, kicsi and régi (big, small, old). Using the nouns könyv, szék and ajtó (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each adjective with each noun (the big book, the old chair, the small door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Hungarian adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives nagy, kicsi and régi with the nouns könyv, szék and ajtó you can move on to Step 8 (Hungarian Verbs).

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