Hungarian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Hungarian relating to or characteristic of Hungary "Hungarian folk music"
    • n Hungarian the official language of Hungary (also spoken in Rumania); belongs to the Ugric family of languages
    • n Hungarian a native or inhabitant of Hungary
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: A Hungarian named Ladislo Biro invented the first ballpoint pen in 1938.
    • a Hungarian Of or pertaining to Hungary or to the people of Hungary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Hungarian brothers George and L"szlo Biro invented the ball point pen in 1938.
    • Hungarian Pertaining or relating to Hungary, a country and kingdom in central Europe, in the valley of the middle Danube, or to its inhabitants; Magyar. The kingdom of Hungary was established in a. d. 1000, and its crown, after various changes of dynasty, was permanently settled (from 1527) on princes of the house of Austria. This relation still exists, but politically Hungary proper is now united with Transylvania, Croatia, Slavonia, and Fiume, as the Transleithan division of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, formed in 1867.
    • Hungarian Freebooting; thievish; begging. “In a cant use found in old plays, the word apparently contains a double allusion to the freebooters of Hungary, that once infested the continent of Europe, and to the word hungry.”
    • n Hungarian A native of Hungary, or a member of the Hungarian race; a Magyar. See Magyar.
    • n Hungarian A freebooter; a thievish beggar.
    • n Hungarian The language spoken by the Hungarians, belonging to the Finnic family of languages; Magyar.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Oddly, no term existed for "homosexuality" in ancient Greece there were only a variety of expressions referring to specific homosexual roles. Experts find this baffling, as the old Greek culture regarded male/male love in the highest regard. According to several linguists, the word "homosexual" was not coined until 1869 by the Hungarian physician Karoly Maria Benkert.
    • adj Hungarian hung-gā′ri-an pertaining to Hungary or its inhabitants
    • n Hungarian a native of Hungary: the Magyar or Hungarian language
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Usage

In literature:

We Germans call this town Osen, but in the Hungarian speech it is Start.
"Mediaeval Tales" by Various
In the second year of Kossuth's imprisonment Austria again needed Hungarian assistance.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 of 8" by Various
What applies to the Hungarian Gipsies will to a large extent apply to the Gipsies in Spain, Germany, France, Russia, and our own country.
"Gipsy Life being an account of our Gipsies and their children" by George Smith
But it is evident the French Emperor is again exciting the Hungarian party.
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861" by Queen of Great Britain Victoria
BRACE, Mr., on Hungarian cattle, i.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
Hungarians are Hungarians, and Jews are Jews, and there's no getting away from that.
"A Bride of the Plains" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
Their first line arrived at a Hungarian village called Orosz-Russka, five miles from Nagy Polena, at the foot of the pass.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
The zone tariff was introduced on the state railways of Hungary by M. Barosz, the Hungarian Minister of Commerce, on the 1st of August, 1889.
"The Railroad Question" by William Larrabee
Badly beaten as they had been by Brussilov, the Hungarians and the Austrians were now considerably shaken.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
Can these Instances be applied to the Hungarian Revenans?
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
Hofmann's "Hungarian Suite"; the overture to Gounod's "Le Medecin Maigre Lui"; and C.M.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
Piloti was a bachelor; an old woman kept house and he always addressed her in the Hungarian tongue.
"Melomaniacs" by James Huneker
My father filled a great goblet with old Hungarian wine; he toasted the new couple, and all who were present drank by turns out of the same cup.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 2, August, 1863" by Various
A resume of all these addresses was made in Hungarian by Vilma Gluecklich.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Accordingly the oath was taken by all, and the Hungarians were obliged to make terms.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
Come on to me afterward and I will show you a Hungarian spring.
"Memoirs of Life and Literature" by W. H. Mallock
A Hungarian, and therefore a Slav, he should naturally support the Russian cause.
"The Boy Allies with the Cossacks" by Clair W. Hayes
I'm supposed to be a Hungarian, from Buda-Pesth.
"Under Fire For Servia" by Colonel James Fiske
Amurath II., rout of the Hungarians by, ii.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
She is Hungarian, I believe, but she has travelled a great deal and speaks English perfectly.
"Pharos, The Egyptian" by Guy Newell Boothby
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In poetry:

In Hungary they hunt and fish;
Between ourselves, I often wish
I lived there, for it must be grand;--
I've heard the Blue Hungarian Band.
"Little People: An Alphabet" by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland
She rests in God's peace; but her memory stirs
The air of earth as with an angel's wings,
And warms and moves the hearts of men like hers,
The sainted daughter of Hungarian kings.
"The Two Elizabeths" by John Greenleaf Whittier
I hope when Kossuth fever's cool
And we have put our wits to school,
And sober senses found;
When the Hungarian's out of sight
And shattered brains collected quite,
We may be safe and sound.
"To A Friend InThe City" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
CORPORAL.
Pooh, pooh!--he would not notice such a trifle.--But who comes yonder? That Hungarian
Karl. Let's make way for him.--He's a fellow I don't fancy. What a man to woo and
win Sophia Mansfield!
"The Maid Of Saxony; Or, Who's The Traitor? - Act I" by George Pope Morris
The pillaging of the houses in Johnstown is fearful to describe,
By the Hungarians and ghouls, and woe betide
Any person or party that interfered with them,
Because they were mad with drink, and yelling like tigers in a den.
"The Pennsylvania Disaster" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Queen's ' Hungarian Rhapsody' to screen in theaters.
Valentina's Hungarian Sweet Cabbage Strudel.
That started when the Nazis overran the country, even though Hungarians were "uneasy allies".
Mansell en route to his Hungarian surprise in 1989.
Although Tarics watched the Hungarians win gold in Beijing 2008, the team failed to proceed past the quarterfinals this week in London, losing 11-9 against Italy.
Over the years, 15 different drivers have graced the top step of the podium at the Hungarian Grand Prix, but now just three have done so at least three times after Lewis Hamilton charged to the win in this season's edition.
Hamilton wins Hungarian Grand Prix.
Hungarian ancestry rich in Northern Ohio.
Pittsburgh's last Hungarian club closes.
From left, Steve Gergery of Cheswick, Janos Kerekgyarto of Hazelwood and Frank Petohazi of Munhall toast on Friday with Hungarian wine on the last day of the Hungarian club in Hazelwood.
Hungarian leaders see hysteria among critics of reforms.
Ilona deBrazay101, Warner-Lambert employee, Hungarian tennis player.
Metallica Hires Hungarian Director for 3D Concert Movie.
Hungarian Dances and more.
In fact, there's word that the Hungarians are complaining she's being too tough on them.
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In science:

Acknowledgements This work has been partially supported by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences under Grant No.
Lowest threshold visibility for testing local realistic theories
This investigation was supported by the Hungarian Research Fund (OTKA).
Goldstone excitations from spinodal instability
My research was supported by the Hungarian OTKA Grant No. 032640.
Wigner Centennial: His Function, and Its Environmental Decoherence
Acknowledgments I thank the organizers for inviting me to give the theoretical summary talk at this meeting and the Hungarian National Science Fund OTKA for supporting my travel and participation, as well as the research under contract Nr.
Strange Quark Matter Theory
Andr´as S¨ut˝o Research Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics Hungarian Academy of Sciences P. O.
Equivalence of Bose-Einstein condensation and symmetry breaking
Konkoly Observatory of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. P.O.
Studying Blazhko RR Lyrae stars with the 24-inch telescope of the Konkoly Observatory
This work was supported by the Hungarian Scientific Research Fund grants OTKA T-60432.
QCD and Monte Carlo generators
Acknowledgement: The research work of the authors is partially supported by the following OTKA (Hungarian National Research Fund) grants: K 60708 (for B.R. and B.T.), TS 49835 (for B.R.).
Triangle percolation in mean field random graphs -- with PDE
To study MMD2 u B on structured data, we obtained two datasets of protein graphs (PROTEINS and ENZYMES) and used the graph kernel for proteins from Borgwardt et al. (2005) for table matching via the Hungarian method (the other tests were not applicable to this graph data).
A Kernel Method for the Two-Sample Problem
The Hungarian method for the assignment problem.
A Kernel Method for the Two-Sample Problem
The original concept of cellular automata is most strongly associated with John von Neumann (∗1903, † 1957), a Hungarian mathematician who made ma jor contributions to a vast range of fields including quantum mechanics, computer science, functional analysis and many others.
Quantum Cellular Automata
This work has been supported by the Hungarian National Science Fund, OTKA (K49466, K68108).
Non-Extensive Approach to Quark Matter
The Hungarian method for the assignment problem.
Recommender Systems for the Conference Paper Assignment Problem
This work has been supported by the “Lend¨ulet” Young Researchers Program, the Bolyai J´anos Research Fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and the Hungarian OTKA Grants K76816 and K68626.
Methods for exomoon characterisation: combining transit photometry and the Rossiter-McLaughlin effect
This work has been supported by the Hungarian National Research Fund under grant No OTKA K62588, K75324 and K77629 and by a German-Hungarian exchange program (DFG-MTA).
Quantum relaxation after a quench in systems with boundaries
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