Carpathian Mountains

Carpathian Mountains

As a result of close contact with the hostile tribes, they borrowed a considerable amount of vocabulary of the Slavic peoples. In the 12-13 centuries through conquest of land by the Hungarian Kingdom were joined by some Croatian, Romanian, Slovak and Ruthenian territories. This was the beginning of introducing Magyarization among landowners and merchants of the conquered peoples. From 1541 to 1699 years, a large portion of the Hungarians living in lands conquered by the Turks. Effect the Turkic language of the Hungarian language, which at that time were already Turkic roots, it became even more powerful.

After the Hungarian kingdom was incorporated into the Austrian Empire, the Hungarian language has come under strong influence the German language. However, over time, the Hungarian language is recovered as the dominant and official language of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in particular owned by Hungarians. Times from 1867 to 1918, scientists consider the "golden age" of the Hungarian language. During this period, the language common in large areas of central Europe: from the Carpathian Mountains to the Adriatic. An increasing number of speaking in Hungarian, including among those peoples for whom the Hungarian mother tongue is not. The Hungarian language was used, many Romanians, Slovaks and Germans, which include the Saxons of Transylvania. Also adopted the language, Jews and Gypsies. However, the same fusion of the above people was difficult because of the complexity of the Hungarian language. By the end of 19 th century by the Hungarian authorities are increasing pressure on local languages of national minorities in Hungarian kingdom, along with that they are exposed to all kinds of oppression and persecution.

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