Hungarian

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Etymology[edit]

Hungary +‎ -an

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hʌŋˈgɛɹiən/

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Hungarian (comparative more Hungarian, superlative most Hungarian)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to present-day Hungary, the ethnic Hungarian people or the Hungarian language.
  2. Of, from, or pertaining to the Kingdom of Hungary, during the days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, regardless of ethnicity.

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Noun[edit]

Hungarian (countable and uncountable, plural Hungarians)

  1. A person from present-day Hungary or of ethnic Hungarian descent.
  2. A person from the former Kingdom of Hungary, during the Austro-Hungarian Empire, regardless of that person's ethnicity.

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  • Like many terms that start with a (non-silent) h and have emphasis on their second syllable, some people precede Hungarian with an, others with a.

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Hungarian

  1. The main language of Hungary.
  2. (uncountable, computing, informal) Hungarian notation.
    • 1993, Steve McConnell, Code Complete
      The qualifier is the descriptive part of the name that would probably make up the entire name if you weren't using Hungarian.

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