How to form simple sentences in Hungarian

How to form simple sentences in Hungarian

You want to learn how to form simple sentences in Hungarian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Hungarian lessons complete with useful examples. The house is big, the book is old... we make forming simple Hungarian sentences easy.

Simple Hungarian sentences

In the present tense, where an English sentence would use the verb 'to be', a typical sentence in Hungarian does not use a verb at all. Just the subject and the attribute are used without a verb.


A házak régiek.
The houses are old.
A házak nagyok.
The houses are big.
A házak újak.
The houses are new.
A házak kicsik.
The houses are small.
A házak üresek.
The houses are empty.
Free Hungarian lesson

25 / 39

See another Hungarian lesson here

Next Hungarian Lesson
About Hungarian

About Hungarian

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.

Get credits

Basic words and phrases in Hungarian

Learn to get by in Hungarian with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Hungarian, introduce yourself in Hungarian and even hold a conversation in Hungarian after you have met someone.

Van itt valaki.
There is someone here.
Van itt víz.
There is water here.
Van itt egy madár.
There is a bird here.
Van itt egy macska.
There is a cat here.
TeachMe! Hungarian

TeachMe! Hungarian

Learn Hungarian the easy, fun and fast way. Whether you're a complete beginner or you already know a few phrases in Hungarian, you'll be amazed at just how quickly you learn!

Add to cartTell me more
Click me

You can learn Hungarian in just 9 easy steps.

If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Hungarian in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Hungarian learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Hungarian in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Hungarian.

Step 10 : Simple sentences in Hungarian

You've already learned so much in steps 1 to 9 and we'd like to help you learn even more with this bonus step. Learn the phrases Ez egy könyv, Ez egy szék and Ez egy ajtó (This is a book, This is a chair, This is a door). Then learn the phrases Az ajtó nagy and Az ajtó kicsi (The door is big, The door is small). And then learn the phrases Az ajtók nagyok and Az ajtók kicsik (The doors are big, The doors are small). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about simple Hungarian sentences including useful examples. Take everything you have learned so far and then teach yourself just a few new words each week. In this way, you'll soon be able to say 100's, if not 1000's of short phrases in Hungarian. Give it a try yourself!

On the Road! Hungarian

On the Road! Hungarian

Make the most of your trip to work by learning Hungarian words and phrases on the way. With this audio CD, you'll learn 1000's of Hungarian words & phrases in a very short time. The voice is in both Hungarian and English. Just listen, absorb and enjoy! We are one of the few companies in the world offering a learn Hungarian audio cd. If you have a CD player at home or in your car, this is the Hungarian course for you.

Add to cartTell me more

We use cookies to improve your experience on our site.

Learn more

Got it!