Hungarian (Magyar) Official language of Hungary, spoken by the country's 10.2 million inhabitants and by c.3 million more in parts of Romania, Slovakia, and other countries bordering Hungary. It belongs to the Ugric branch of the Finno-Ugric languages.
Hungarian XVI. f. Hungary, medL. Hungaria, f. (H)ungarī, U(n)grī, medGr. Oúggroi, foreign name of the people called by themselves Magyar.
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