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INTRODUCTION
Brandon: Hi everyone, I’m Brandon.
Gergő: And I’m Gergő!
Brandon: And welcome to Culture Class, Essential Hungarian Vocabulary, Lesson 12! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Geography and Nature. These are five common Hungarian Animals. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at HungarianPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Brandon: Gergő, what’s our first word?
Gergő: szürkemarha
Brandon: Hungarian Grey Cattle
Gergő: (slow) szürkemarha (regular) szürkemarha
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergő: szürkemarha
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
The Hungarian Greys are robust, unpretentious, easily bred and long-lived. They originate from the Hungarian lowlands.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergő: (normal) A szürkemarhák békésen legelésznek a végtelen pusztában.
Brandon: The Grey Cattle are grazing peacefully in the endless wasteland.
Gergő: (slow) A szürkemarhák békésen legelésznek a végtelen pusztában.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Gergő: manglica
Brandon: Mangalitsa
Gergő: (slow) manglica (regular) manglica
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergő: manglica
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
The Mangalitsa is known in Hungary as a curly-haired hog. It is one of the European breeds that are descended directly from wild boar populations.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergő: (normal) A mangalicát télen és nyáron is a szabad ég alatt tartják.
Brandon: Mangalitsa are kept under the open sky in the winter and also in the summer.
Gergő: (slow) A mangalicát télen és nyáron is a szabad ég alatt tartják.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Gergő: túzok
Brandon: Great Bustard
Gergő: (slow) túzok (regular) túzok
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergő: túzok
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
The Great Bustard’s biggest nesting territory is in Hungary, it is also the official bird of the country.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergő: (normal) A túzok Magyarországon 1970 óta fokozottan védett faj.
Brandon: The Great Bustard has been a strictly protected species in Hungary since 1970.
Gergő: (slow) A túzok Magyarországon 1970 óta fokozottan védett faj.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Gergő: rackajuh
Brandon: Racka [a breed of sheep]
Gergő: (slow) rackajuh (regular) rackajuh
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergő: rackajuh
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
The Racka is a breed of sheep known for its unusual spiral-shaped horns. Originating in Hungary, the Racka has existed since at least 1800, when the first registry was established.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergő: (normal) A rackajuh sokáig az alföldi birkapásztorok meghatározó állata volt.
Brandon: The Racka was a preferred animal for the lowland shepherds for a long time.
Gergő: (slow) A rackajuh sokáig az alföldi birkapásztorok meghatározó állata volt.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the last word?
Gergő: puli
Brandon: Puli
Gergő: (slow) puli (regular) puli
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergő: puli
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Puli is a Hungarian breed of shepherd dog. They are very intelligent animals.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergő: (normal) A puli szemét ernyőszerűen takarja a fej sűrű szőrzete.
Brandon: The Puli's eyes are covered by the thick hair on its head, like an umbrella.
Gergő: (slow) A puli szemét ernyőszerűen takarja a fej sűrű szőrzete.
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?
Gergő: szürkemarha
[pause]Brandon: Hungarian Grey Cattle
Gergő: manglica
[pause]Brandon: Mangalitsa
Gergő: túzok
[pause]Brandon: Great Bustard
Gergő: rackajuh
[pause]Brandon: Racka [a breed of sheep]
Gergő: puli
[pause]Brandon: Puli

Outro

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

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Are there any wild animals in your country? Can you tell us in Hungarian?