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"Te paprikást eszel?"

Translation:Are you eating paprika?

July 9, 2016



The best translation would be "are you eating paprikash?" (A Hungarian stew flavoured with paprika.) Reason: the English language already took over the Hungarian word "paprikás". They use "a" instead of "á" and "sh" instead of "s", to adjust the spelling in accordance with the usual English spelling and pronunciation rules. For those in doubt, see: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/paprikash


Are you eating paprika? Not sure I've heard of paprika in plural form. Should it say peppers? Or capsicums?


paprikás, literally meaning "with paprika", is a type of food. So I guess it was not translated.


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