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As once stated: “language is the expression of our culture and our land. We cannot have one without the others. We cannot describe our culture and our land if we do not have language”1. It is essential to protect these languages, in order to maintain cultural diversity. The Hungarian government is aware of this issue and recognized the importance of minority languages. Hungary owns seventeen individual languages, and four of them are considered indigenous2. Furthermore, 11.2% of our population speaks minority languages3 and in our nation, there is a current number of rural and urban dialects4. In 2016, a study released that 80% of the indigenous lan...