Hungarian/Amerian Wedding

Sep 5th, 2001, 07:13 AM
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Hungarian/Amerian Wedding

I am hosting some visitors from Hungary for a wedding this weekend. They do not speak English, or better stated, I do not speak Hungarian. Could someone tell me how to say "Welcome" in Hungarian so I can put a sign out for their arrival? Thanks!
Sep 5th, 2001, 08:37 AM
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If you have visitors that will be living with you (even for a short period) a English-Hungarian dictionary would appear to be a wise purchase. It may actually make them feel more "welcome."
Sep 5th, 2001, 08:43 AM
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I could actually go buy the book for you, deliver it to your house, sit in your living room and translate, and enjoy the company, but I have work. By the way, if you are not willing to shell out $12, check out the big building with the sign that says "LIBRARY." Gosh, visiting this sight while at work is great for stress relief! ;-)
Sep 6th, 2001, 10:07 AM
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Liz - please disregard Lou cattiness.

Here's a website that may help you:

Some basic phrases:
Jo napot (formal): hello
pronounced: yo naw pawt

Isten hozott: welcome
pronoucned: ish ten ho zot

Just Enough booklets - Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, etc. - are $4.95 and can be found at any B&N.
Sep 6th, 2001, 11:22 AM
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If I did this right, the above cite also contains other links, inclusing to distionaries.

By the way, I know most book stores don't have Hungarian dictionaries.
Sep 6th, 2001, 03:38 PM
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We had the same problems, but the son, spoke a little German.
The kids looked at TV.
The teenie used my computer.
And the parents talkied to us with hand and feet after a couple of whiskies and wine. We all got quite drunk and it was great fun. I still do not understand a word of their language......
Sep 7th, 2001, 08:18 PM
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Thanks for all the help. We are "sort of communicating" and it is great fun. Spending time with these people makes me feel sublimly lucky for what I have.Wish I still had young children at home so they could learn from this experience.

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