Universität Wien FIND

132462 VO Descriptive Grammar of the Hungarian Language 1 (2021S)

Update 19.02.2021: Diese Vorlesung findet in Blockform vom 26.04. bis 05.05.2021 statt. In der 1. Unterrichtseinheit am 26.04.2021 findet die Vorbesprechung statt. Die genauen Abhaltungstermine werden ehestmöglich bekanntgegeben.

Update 24.03.2021: Diese Blocklehrveranstaltung findet digital statt.


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 26.04. 14:30 - 16:00 Digital (Kickoff Class)
Monday 26.04. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Tuesday 27.04. 14:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 28.04. 14:00 - 17:00 Digital
Monday 03.05. 14:30 - 17:30 Digital
Tuesday 04.05. 14:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 05.05. 14:00 - 17:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the course is to familiarize the students with the central aspects of phonetics and the phonology of Hungarian.
Requirements: Background in linguistics ("Introduction to Linguistics" or equivalent knowledge) is required, knowledge of Hungarian is a plus.
Introduction to phonetics: basics of articulation, phonetic description of the Hungarian sound segments.
The subject matter of phonology.
Vowels: classification, vowel harmony, length alternations.
Consonants: classification, consonant rules.
The syllable.
Stress and intonation.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written test

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirement: 50% of the maximum number of points at the exam.
Assessment criteria:
90-100% = Sehr gut
75% = Gut
60% = Befriedigend
50% = Genügend

Examination topics

The content of the lectures. (The slides will be uploaded to Moodle.)

Reading list

Siptár, P. (1998) Hangtan. In: É. Kiss, K./Kiefer, F./Siptár, P.: Új magyar nyelvtan. Budapest, Osiris. 291-390.
Siptár, P. (2015) Kis magyar fonológia. Válogatott karcolatok. Veszprém, Pannon Egyetemi Kiadó

Association in the course directory

BAHU 320, BHu 202, UF UN 05, LA 120

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