If you have already mastered the vocabulary and grammar in the first two units, and have been waiting with bated breath for more, you can now download Unit 3 of Bite-Size Hungarian.
This unit introduces 200 new words and a several new inflectional endings. It focuses heavily on places and times, such as how the language expresses dates, timespans and time increments. Hungarian is one of few year-month-day languages, expressing time from the largest period to the smallest, so today's date would be kétezertizenhéten október negyedike (2017. Október 4.).
Also appearing for the first time: postpositions, which are like prepositions that come after their objects (their objects after?) rather than before. While postpositions are not common in Indo-European languages, many languages elsewhere use them: e.g., Turkish, Japanese, and various languages of China and India. Latin has something similar in the way it attaches cum (with) after certain personal, interrogative, relative, and reflexive pronouns: mecum means with me, quocum means with whom, and secum means with him/her/itself. But this is a linguistic quirk; no other preposition in Latin has this property.
Editing this unit took longer than I had envisioned, mostly because life got busier than expected, including a couple of weeks when Harvey and its aftermath took precedence. I also completely revamped almost all twelve lessons to fix some inconsistencies. A major change involved holding off on introducing various forms of personal pronouns until Unit 4. For anything added or removed in any lesson, I had to make certain that later lessons reflected those changes. It wouldn't do to have certain words appearing in, say, Lesson 32 that had previously been introduced in Lesson 27 but were kicked down the road.
As with previous edits, in this round I discovered and fixed multiple errors. There may still be some errors, so if you're a fluent Hungarophone, let me know if you find any hibák.
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