Hungarian Verbs

Welcome to the 10th lesson about verbs in Hungarian. We will first learn about the present tense, followed by the past tense, and future tense. We will also analyze some grammar rules, and finally practice how to ask for direction in Hungarian.

Verbs are used to express an action (I swim) or a state of being (I am). The present tense in Hungarian conveys a situation or event in the present time. Here are some examples:

Present Tense
Hungarian
I speak English
beszélek angolul Audio
you speak French
beszélsz franciául Audio
he speaks German
beszél németül Audio
she speaks Italian
beszél olaszul Audio
we speak Arabic
beszélünk arabul Audio
they speak Chinese
beszélnek kínaiul Audio

The past tense in Hungarian conveys a situation or event in the past time. Here are some examples:

Past Tense
Hungarian
I visited France
jártam franciaországban Audio
you visited Italy
jártál olaszországban Audio
he visited Morocco
járt marokkóban Audio
she visited China
járt kínában Audio
we visited Mexico
jártunk mexikóban Audio
they visited Kenya
jártak kenyában Audio

The future tense in Hungarian conveys a situation or event which is anticipated to happen in the future. Here are some examples:

Future Tense
Hungarian
I will drink milk
tejet szeretnék inni Audio
you will drink coffee
szeretnél kávét inni Audio
he will drink tea
teát szeretne inni Audio
she will drink water
vizet szeretne inni Audio
we will drink apple juice
almalét szeretnénk inni Audio
they will drink tea
teát szeretnének inni Audio

Now let's take a break and refresh our vocabulary by learning the body parts.

ear
ear Audio
fül
eye
eye Audio
szem
mouth
mouth Audio
száj
nose
nose Audio
orr
hair
hair Audio
haj
face
face Audio
arc
head
head Audio
fej
heart
heart Audio
szív
hand
hand Audio
kéz
fingers
fingers Audio
ujjak
leg
leg Audio
láb
feet
feet Audio
láb

Travel Phrases in Hungarian

Imagine yourself in some Hungarian speaking country. The following travel phrases are highly important and can help you avoid misunderstanding. Try to memorize them and practice!

English
Hungarian
Can you help me?
tudna segíteni? Audio
Can I help you?
segíthetek? Audio
Where is the airport?
hol a repülőtér? Audio
Go straight
menj egyenesen Audio
Then
majd Audio
Turn left
fordulj balra Audio
Turn right
fordulj jobbra Audio

I hope this lesson about the verbs in Hungarian was not hard for you. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.

Hungarian Vocabulary   Hungarian Vocabulary

Hungarian Audio   Hungarian Audio



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