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Hungarian Dance Terms
Compiled by Dick Oakes

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Dick Oakes 2000

Hungarian Man Dancer
akasztós
limping, dragging
bokázó
heel (ankle) clicks
bukós
down
calogató
teasing
cifra
gaudy
csapás
slapping
dobogós
platform (beat)
dus
lush, rich, abundant
forgó
turning, twirling
forgás
spin
friss
fast ("fresh")
gyertás
candle
gyors
fast
haromugrós
three jumps
hetlépes
seven step
járás
restrained
     
kanás
swineherder
karika
ring (circle)
karikázó
circle dance
kedves
darling
kis
small, short
kisharang
little bell
lassű
slow
legentö
leg swing
mártogatós
dipping
mars
march
nagyugrós
big jump
negyes
dance for four
páros
double
pontozó
point
rezgő
tremble, shake (upbeat)
rezgős
playful, bounce
     
ringás
swaying
rida
pivot (buzz step)
rilka
rare
ring
sway
ritka
slow
setáló
promenade
sűrű
fast, thick, dense
szegény
poor
szökken
leaping, hopping
szökős
jumping
tánc
dance
táncok
dances
táncrend
dance cycle
tükör
mirror
ugrós
leap, jump

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