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Military hat with a peak and a pom-pom (ball). Hungarian “csákos süveg”=peaked cap < “csák” = peak < German “zacken”=spike, point.


A Hungarian stew of meat and vegetables seasoned with paprika. Hungarian “gulyas-hus” < “gulyas”=herdsman + “hus”=meat.

Mythical dead person who sucks the blood of the living. Hungarian/Magyar “vampir” < ? Turkish “uber”=a witch.

A large plain, steppe, or a flat treeless region. Hungarian “puszta”=plain or wasteland < uncertain Slavic language.

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