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Time to twist a Hungarian tongue

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My Sopron hostess (in this hot weather) just showed me officially the longest Hungarian word “Megszentségteleníthetetlenségeskedéseitekért,”
as well as a tongue twister:
Csinos, csíkos cinkcsészében cukros csirkecomb.
(A sugar-sprinkled chicken leg in a pretty, striped zinc cup.)”

But since I haven’t figured out everything in Hungarian phonetics, I decided to go for an easier tongue twister:
Öt török öt görögöt dögönyöz örökös örömök között.
(Five Turks are massaging five Greeks amid everlasting delights.)”

For those interested in such things, go for the Wikipedia page of Longest Words.  By the way, I never knew the longest Polish word is this one:
Dziewięćsetdziewięćdziesięciodziewięcionarodowościowego
(of nine-hundred and ninety-nine nationalities).”

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5 responses »

  1. similar to “öt török….” is
    Ádám bátyám pávát látván, száját tátván, pávává vált
    rough translation: my brother, Ádám, has became a peacock as he saw a peacock and gaped

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  2. What are you frying little furrier, frying salted meat little furrier -mit sütsz kis szűcs sós hóst sütsz kis szűcs
    the spotted-tailed magpie tail spotted – a tarka farkú szarka farka tarka
    elkáposztástalanítottátok – u coocked without cabbege

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