How does Hungarian sound to someone who doesn’t speak it at all?

By: | Post date: 2016-04-12 | Comments: No Comments
Posted in categories: Linguistics, Other Languages

One of my favourite pastimes when I was younger was to channel-surf to SBS (the multi-cultural broadcaster), and try and guess the language being spoken in the movie I’d landed halfway through.

The rule of thumb I’d worked out is, if they sound Turkish and look Swedish, they’re Hungarian.

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