Hungarian language

The Magyar language

(Székely Rovásírás)

Did you know? The Hungarian language uses the word arrow (nyíl) in the following contexts.

The arrow of the sun (nap nyila) – the bright light and heat of the sun

The arrow of God (Isten nyila) – mischievous person, usually a child

To shoot all your arrows (minden nyilat ellőni) – to use all your reasoning (usually prematurely)

Nyilall – this verb means causing sharp pain.

Hungarian has another verb – nyílik – that shows how important arrows were for Hungarians. It means, to open, open up, blossom, (as if struck by an arrow).

Megnyílik also means to start, begin.


The Magyar runic alphabet traditional archery equipment