"A bácsikád is Veszprémben lakik?"

Translation:Does your uncle live in Veszprém too?

October 14, 2016

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Ishana92

i would really rather we first see these words used without possessive endings, and then figuring those.

June 30, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Biff812086

Agreed. It would make much more sense to introduce these words first without overcomplicating it with the possessive.

February 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/SedatKlc

bácsika is shorten version of nagybácsi?

October 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Hulk014

Yes. And nénikéd ( your aunt ) is a shorten version of nagynéni.

October 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/SedatKlc

nénike ,isnt it?

October 14, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/vvsey

Nagybácsi, bácsi, bácsika, nagybácsika, ...
Nagynéni, néni, nénike, nagynénike, ...

These are endearing variations, so, everyone can have their personal preferences as to which ones they use in the family, etc.

October 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/guntunge

Huh, what?

Nagynéni and néni are the same?

In German Tante, aunt, néni is the sister of one of your parents. And Großtante, grand/greataunt, (nagynéni#) would be the sister of one of your grandparents. #But it seems we need a higher level in Hungarian "nagy nagynéni"?

https://hu.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rokonság

Rather unnecesary complication to use the -ke/-ka forms when it is complicated enough.

August 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RyagonIV

Bácsi and néni derive from endearing forms of báty and , respectively, so these shorter forms refer to your siblings - at least in theory. Adding the nagy in front properly puts them one generation higher, "great-brother" and "great-sister", so to say.

August 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/guntunge

Ok, that helps to understand how nagy-nagy corresponds to our system.

August 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/pYewR9MH

Is "Does your uncle also live in Veszprém" really wrong? Why?

January 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/RyagonIV

It is not.

March 5, 2018
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