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INTRODUCTION
Brandon: Hi everyone, I’m Brandon.
Gergő: And I’m Gergő, sziasztok!
Brandon: And welcome to Culture Class, Essential
Hungarian Vocabulary, Lesson 2! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food and Drink. These are five common Hungarian Foods. 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: hurka
Brandon: sausage, made of pork liver or blood
Gergő: (slow) hurka (regular) hurka
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergő: hurka
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
People living in the Hungarian countryside still make homemade hurka sausage today. They butcher a pig in the fall and the meat lasts until the spring comes.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergő: (normal) A hurkát kimosott disznóbélbe töltik.
Brandon: The hurka is filled into washed pork gut.
Gergő: (slow) A hurkát kimosott disznóbélbe töltik.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Gergő: lángos
Brandon: dough fried in oil
Gergő: (slow) lángos (regular) lángos
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergő: lángos
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Lángos is a popular summer food that is made fresh and eaten warm. The basic toppings are sour cream and grated cheese doused with garlic water, but recently toppings like ham, sausages and mushrooms have also become popular.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergő: (normal) A fiatal pár lángost eszik a folyóparton.
Brandon: The young couple is eating lángos at the riverside.
Gergő: (slow) A fiatal pár lángost eszik a folyóparton.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Gergő: cigánypecsenye
Brandon: roast pork with bacon, garlic and spices, served
with potatoes.
Gergő: (slow) cigánypecsenye (regular) cigánypecsenye
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergő: cigánypecsenye
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
This dish is as simple as it is delicious. The combination of garlic, red paprika powder, black pepper, and salt gives this dish a strong flavor and makes it very popular in Hungary.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergő: (normal) Aki egyszer megkóstolta a cigánypecsenyét, az soha nem felejti el az ízét.
Brandon: Anyone who’s tried cigánypecsenye once will never forget it’s taste.
Gergő: (slow) Aki egyszer megkóstolta a cigánypecsenyét, az soha nem felejti el az ízét.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the next word?
Gergő: halászlé
Brandon: fish soup
Gergő: (slow) halászlé (regular) halászlé
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergő: halászlé
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Since Hungary has no seaside, people eat river fish. The most famous fish soup is made at the river Tisza in the city of Szeged.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergő: (normal) A halászlé szép piros színét a pirospaprika adja.
Brandon: The beautiful red color of fish soup is given by the red paprika.
Gergő: (slow) A halászlé szép piros színét a pirospaprika adja.
Brandon: Okay, what’s the last word?
Gergő: hideg meggyleves
Brandon: Sour cherry soup
Gergő: (slow) hideg meggyleves (regular) hideg meggyleves
Brandon: Listeners, please repeat.
Gergő: hideg meggyleves
[pause - 5 sec.]
Brandon:
Cherry soup is a very popular cold summer delicacy. The soup contains fresh sour cherries, fresh cream, and sometimes cloves and cinnamon.
Brandon: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Gergő: (normal) A forró nyári napokon a hideg meggyleves frissíti a testet és a lelket.
Brandon: On the hot summer days, cold sour cherry soup refreshes the mind and the body.
Gergő: (slow) A forró nyári napokon a hideg meggyleves frissíti a testet és a lelket.
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: hurka
[pause]Brandon: sausage, made of pork liver or blood
Gergő: lángos
[pause]Brandon: dough fried in oil
Gergő: cigánypecsenye
[pause]Brandon: roast pork with bacon, garlic and spices, served with potatoes
Gergő: halászlé
[pause]Brandon: fish soup
Gergő: hideg meggyleves
[pause]Brandon: sour cherry soup

Outro

Brandon: There you have it – five Foods 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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