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INTRODUCTION
Brandon: Hi everyone, I’m Brandon.
Gergo: And I’m Gergő, Sziasztok!
Brandon: And welcome to Culture Class, Essential Hungarian Vocabulary, Lesson 1! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Daily Life. These are five Hungarian National Holidays. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at HungarianPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Brandon: Gergo, what’s our first word?
Gergo: Karácsony
Brandon: Christmas
Gergo: (slow) Karácsony (regular) Karácsony
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergo: Karácsony
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Christmas is the biggest holiday in Hungary. Families get together and celebrate the experiences from the past year.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergo: (normal) A karácsonyi asztalról nem hiányozhatnak a halételek.
Brandon: Fish dishes can't be left off the Christmas table.
Gergo: (slow) A karácsonyi asztalról nem hiányozhatnak a halételek.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Gergo: Húsvét
Brandon: Easter
Gergo: (slow) Húsvét (regular) Húsvét
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergo: Húsvét
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus and the upcoming spring. Many old traditions are connected to Easter and the most unique is the "sprinkling", where the boys ‘watered’ the girls, today they use perfume instead.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergo: (normal) Húsvét hétfőn a fiúk illatos kölnivel meglocsolják a lányokat.
Brandon: On Easter Monday the boys sprinkle the girls with sweet-scented perfume.
Gergo: (slow) Húsvét hétfőn a fiúk illatos kölnivel meglocsolják a lányokat.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Gergo: Az 1848-as forradalom és szabadságharc ünnepe-
március 15.
Brandon: Memorial Day of the Revolution and Independence War in 1848 – March 15
Gergo: (slow) Az 1848-as forradalom és szabadságharc ünnepe- március 15. (regular) Az 1848-as forradalom és szabadságharc ünnepe- március 15.
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergo: Az 1848-as forradalom és szabadságharc ünnepe- március 15.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
The revolution of 1848 is one of the most important events in Hungarian history. During the revolution, Hungarians were fighting for independence from the Habsburg Monarchy.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergo: (normal) Az 1848-as forradalomban sok magyar hazafi áldozta a vérét a hazáért.
Brandon: In the revolution of 1848, a lot of Hungarian patriots sacrificed their blood for their homeland.
Gergo: (slow) Az 1848-as forradalomban sok magyar hazafi áldozta a vérét a hazáért.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Gergo: Szilveszter
Brandon: New Year's Eve
Gergo: (slow) Szilveszter (regular) Szilveszter
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergo: Szilveszter
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
On New Year's Eve there are many house parties that last until dawn. This is the only day that firecrackers are legal to use.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergo: (normal) Szilveszter este senki nem marad szomjas.
Brandon: On New Year's Eve nobody stays thirsty.
Gergo: (slow) Szilveszter este senki nem marad szomjas.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the last word?
Gergo: Szent István napja - Augusztus 20.
Brandon: St. Stephen's Day - August 20
Gergo: (slow) Szent István napja - Augusztus 20. (regular) Szent István napja - Augusztus 20.
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergo: Szent István napja - Augusztus 20.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
St. Stephen’s Day is the National Foundation Day of Hungary. St. Stephen was the first Hungarian king and he brought Christianity to the Hungarian people.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergo: (normal) Szent István napja Magyarországon az új kenyér ünnepe is.
Brandon: St. Stephen's Day in Hungary is also the celebration of the new bread.
Gergo: (slow) Szent István napja Magyarországon az új kenyér ünnepe is.
QUIZ
Brandon: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Gergő will give you the Hungarian – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Gergo: Karácsony
[pause]Brandon: Christmas
Gergo: Húsvét
[pause]Brandon: Easter
Gergo: Az 1848-as forradalom és szabadságharc ünnepe- március 15.
[pause]Brandon: Memorial Day of the Revolution and Independence War in 1848 - March 15
Gergo: Szilveszter
[pause]Brandon: New Year's Eve
Gergo: Szent István napja - Augusztus 20.
[pause]Brandon: St. Stephen's Day - August 20

Outro

Brandon: There you have it – five National Holidays in Hungary! We have more vocab lists available at HungarianPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Gergo: Sziasztok!

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