This is a user-friendly guide to the structure of the Hungarian language. It contains jargon-free explanations and can be used by those studying independently or following a taught course. Topics covered include verbal prefixes; aspect and tense; word-formation mechanisms; linking vowels; the case system and its uses; and word order. Appendices feature the formation of irregular verbs, complete noun declensions and iregular noun patterns. With numerous language examples bringing grammar to life, this reference work should be valuable to students looking to master the patterns and irregularities of modern Hungarian.