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Hungarian

Hungarian is used in Hungary and parts of Romania, Slovakia and other countries.

Entries shown below:  Hungarian using the Latin alphabet and Old Hungarian Script
Constructed scripts below:  Gyorsrovás, Harta, HGV, and Tengwar
Related entries elsewhere:  Languages from J. R. R. Tolkien's Fiction
 

top Hungarian (also known as Magyar)

Shown using the Latin alphabet and IPA:

[Hungarian]

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Wikipedia and Omniglot


top Hungarian using Old Hungarian Script (also known as Hungarian Runes or Rovás)

The Old Hungarian script first appeared in the 600s CE but was later replaced by the Latin alphabet. The script has seen a revival in the 1900s.

[Hungarian using Old Hungarian Script]

Writing system information at Wikipedia and Omniglot


top Hungarian using the constructed Gyorsrovás Script (also known as Quick Runic and Runic Shorthand)

Gyorsrovás was created by Attila Répai as an alternative way to write Hungarian using a rounded style of Old Hungarian Script.

[Hungarian using Old Hungarian Script]

Writing system information at Omniglot



top Hungarian using the constructed Harta script (Hungarian Artificial Alphabet)

Harta was invented as an alternative alphabet for Hungarian by Balázs Radványi. It is designed to write the language with as few letters as possible.

[Hungarian using Harta]

Writing system information at Omniglot


top Hungarian using the constructed HGV script

Attila Répai created the Avorentas Háfrigvotán (HGV) alphabet for Hungarian and his constructed language Avorenta.

See also Avorenta.

Hungarian shown using printed HGV:

[Hungarian shown using printed HGV]

Hungarian shown using handwritten HGV (Linnáta HGV):

[Hungarian shown using handwritten HGV]

Hungarian shown using calligraphic HGV (Aromittáta):

[Hungarian shown using calligraphic HGV]

Writing system information at the Avorenta website and Omniglot



top Hungarian using the constructed Tengwar script

Author J.R.R. Tolkien invented Tengwar script to write many of his languages from Middle-earth. Using different modes it is adaptable to write other languages, including Hungarian.

[Hungarian using Tengwar]

Writing system information at Omniglot



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