AskDefine | Define Magyar

Dictionary Definition

Magyar adj : relating to or characteristic of Hungary; "Hungarian folk music" [syn: Hungarian]


1 a native or inhabitant of Hungary [syn: Hungarian]
2 the official language of Hungary (also spoken in Rumania); belongs to the Ugric family of languages [syn: Hungarian]

User Contributed Dictionary

see magyar



Hungarian magyar from Proto-Ugric *mańć- ('man', 'person').


/ˈmægjɒr/, /ˈmɒɟɒr/ /"m}gyQr/, /"mQdyQr/

Proper noun

Magyar (plural: Magyars)
  1. a Hungarian individual.
  2. the Hungarian language.




see under Hungarian

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Extensive Definition

Magyar may refer to:
  • The Magyars, an ethnic group (also known as the Hungarian People)
  • The Hungarian language, known also as "Magyar" or "Magyar language"
Magyar in German: Magyar
Magyar in Russian: Мадьяр
Magyar in Slovak: Maďarský
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