In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Though he lives in Paris, he's a member of ‘the Hungarian Nation, as the nobility was called, Magyars whose family histories went back a thousand years.’
- Other modern states are said to have begun with the movements of the Lombards, the Anglo-Saxons and the Magyars.
- In the late ninth century, Slavs and Magyars advanced westward along the Danube River valley and overran the area.
- They rallied Frankish forces against outside threats such as those offered by the Frisians, Saxons, Avars, and Arabs in the eighth century, and by the Vikings and Magyars in the ninth and tenth centuries.
- In 907 Magyars, a semi-nomadic people from the northeast, invaded the empire and established the Kingdom of Hungary, which incorporated modern-day Slovakia.
- From the 200s through the 1100s, there was a series of invasions by various tribes from the north, including the Magyars and the Saxons.
- Medieval Hungarian traditions count even the fifth-century Huns among the Magyars ' ancestors, but their immediate forebears arrived in the Carpathian Basin as late as the seventh century.
- The Magyars settled in the neighbourhood of the Danube, and especially in the district on the farther side, as best suited to their occupation, that of cattle-raising.
- The Magyars were bowmen and light cavalry experts from the Asian steppes, and their horses were mostly the Turkmen type.
- My grandmother was exotic because she came from Hungary, land of Magyars, paprika and goulash.
- The Magyars decided to make a film based on this concept, enlisting the help of friends and colleagues to piece together this forty-minute film.
- The treasury of the Basel Cathedral dates to about 1019, when the second building to occupy the site was consecrated (the first having been destroyed by Magyars in 917).
- Throughout much of history, Slovakia was dominated by the Magyars.
- The fame of Henry I was assured by his victory over the Magyars near Merseburg.
- Some time in the 9th century, a Turkish people from the steppes of Asia, known as the Magyars, began migrating westward.
- The third group of invaders were the Magyars who came from modern-day Hungary.
- First the Magyars in Hungary won a compromise with Vienna, creating the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1867.
- The arrival of the Magyars in the middle Danube area near the end of the ninth century and their subsequent raids to the north led to the disintegration of the Great Moravian Empire and weakened the influence of the Eastern rite.
- Migrants from Hungary were not Magyars but Slovaks, followed by Serbs, Croats, and Romanians.
- Ethnic Hungarians, or Magyars, make up the majority of Hungary's 10 million people.
- Before the astonished members could say anything, her father reassured them, in Magyar, that this guy was all right.
- The government made Magyar the official language and outlawed all other languages.
- With Barbara my translator, (I was going to need more than a dozen words of Magyar to understand what was going on), I drove down to Tanyacsarda in the Bugas plains.
- In the Diet of 1825 Széchenyi spoke in Magyar to demand the introduction of Magyar as the official language, and helped to found the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, to develop Magyar as a literary language.
- Buster will be in Edinburgh again this year, more bumptious than ever, because the bestseller - as well as being translated into German, French, Italian and Magyar - is now available in Japanese.
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