Çiğdem Bilen<br />Tuğba Kaya<br />
CONTENTS:<br /><ul><li> SUPERSTITIONS
SIMILAR SUPERSTITIONS </li></ul>BETWEEN HUNGARIAN AND TURKISH CULTURES<br /><ul><li>DISSIMILARSUPERSTITIONS BETWEEN HUNGAR...
To account for one mystery by another.
To disregard the true relation between </li></ul>cause and effect.<br />
<ul><li>To believe that the world isgoverned by chance or caprice.
To believe in the supernatural.
To believe in miracles, spells and charms, in dreams andprophecies.</li></li></ul><li>SIMILAR SUPERSTITIONS <br />BETWEEN ...
If you blow out all of the candles on your birthday cake withthe first breath you will get whatever you wish for.</li></li...
<ul><li>Two people are to pull apart a dried breastbone of a chickenand the one who is left withthe longer end will have t...
If your left ear rings, you will hear good news; if your right ear rings, you will hear bad news
If your left palm itches, you will get money; if the right one itches, you will spend money</li></li></ul><li>HUNGARIAN SU...
TURKISH SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>Cut your nails at night brings you bad luck.</li></li></ul><li>HUNGARIAN SUPERSTITIONS<...
TURKISH SUPERSTITIONS<br />some superstitions related to children;<br /><ul><li>, if you measure a baby’s length, the baby...
If a baby creeps, a guest will come home.
When a baby is kissed under its foot, </li></ul>it is believed to walk early, <br />when kissed on lips early to speak ear...
HUNGARIAN SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>If a statement is followed by a sneeze of one of the hearers, it is regarded as confi...
When you meet a chimney sweeper, your wish will come true.</li></li></ul><li>TURKISH SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>In order t...
In order to prevent the bad luck from settling on the salt spiller, the person who did the pilling is required to toss som...
Lead is dissolved in a pan. A sheet is laid over the person affected from evil-eye. The lead is poured to bowl with cold w...
When somebody talks about good, lucky things, the others say that he should scratch his butt in order to prevent bad thing...
TURKISH SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>When you sleep in a place </li></ul>where you stay at first, <br />you should keep the ...
THANK YOU<br />FOR<br />YOUR ATTENTION <br />
Superstitions between Hungarian and Turkish cultures
Superstitions between Hungarian and Turkish cultures
Superstitions between Hungarian and Turkish cultures
Superstitions between Hungarian and Turkish cultures
Superstitions between Hungarian and Turkish cultures
Superstitions between Hungarian and Turkish cultures
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  1. 1. Çiğdem Bilen<br />Tuğba Kaya<br />
  2. 2. CONTENTS:<br /><ul><li> SUPERSTITIONS
  3. 3. SIMILAR SUPERSTITIONS </li></ul>BETWEEN HUNGARIAN AND TURKISH CULTURES<br /><ul><li>DISSIMILARSUPERSTITIONS BETWEEN HUNGARIAN ANDTURKISH CULTURES</li></li></ul><li>SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>To believe in spite of evidence or without evidence.
  4. 4. To account for one mystery by another.
  5. 5. To disregard the true relation between </li></ul>cause and effect.<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>To believe that the world isgoverned by chance or caprice.
  7. 7. To believe in the supernatural.
  8. 8. To believe in miracles, spells and charms, in dreams andprophecies.</li></li></ul><li>SIMILAR SUPERSTITIONS <br />BETWEEN HUNGARIAN AND TURKISH CULTURES<br /><ul><li>when you walk under a ladder you are bound to incur bad luck on yourself.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Anyone who would deliberately break a mirror would place a curse on himself under which he would face bad luck for seven years.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Knocking on wood is seen as calling upon spirits for protection against misfortune.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Rabbit’s foot is thought to ward off bad luck and bring good luck.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>It is considered bad luck if a black cat crosses your path.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>The young husband carries the bride over the threshold when they enter for the first time.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>anybody who finds clover with four leaves will bring luck to him/her.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>To bring good luck, the horseshoe must be lost by a horse and be found by you</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Don’t sit at the corner of a table, you won’t get married.
  9. 9. If you blow out all of the candles on your birthday cake withthe first breath you will get whatever you wish for.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>If you see a shooting star, </li></ul>think of something and it <br />will come true.<br /><ul><li>Owls, even owl sculptures, </li></ul>are also bad luck. <br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>Two people are to pull apart a dried breastbone of a chickenand the one who is left withthe longer end will have theirwish come true.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>If you put down your left foot first when getting out of bed, or if you put on your left shoe first, you will have bad luck
  11. 11. If your left ear rings, you will hear good news; if your right ear rings, you will hear bad news
  12. 12. If your left palm itches, you will get money; if the right one itches, you will spend money</li></li></ul><li>HUNGARIAN SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>Friday the 13th</li></ul>there will be curses or unlucky things on that day.<br />
  13. 13. TURKISH SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>Cut your nails at night brings you bad luck.</li></li></ul><li>HUNGARIAN SUPERSTITIONS<br />some superstitions related to children;<br /><ul><li>if a finger or toe nails of an infant </li></ul>are cut previous to the age of 12 months, <br />it will prove a thief in mature age.<br /><ul><li>A baby’s foot mustn’t be kissed because </li></ul>it’ll be difficult for him to learn to walk. <br /><ul><li>If someone visits the baby, but doesn’t </li></ul>sit down, he will take away the dreams <br />of the baby.<br />
  14. 14. TURKISH SUPERSTITIONS<br />some superstitions related to children;<br /><ul><li>, if you measure a baby’s length, the baby will remain short.
  15. 15. If a baby creeps, a guest will come home.
  16. 16. When a baby is kissed under its foot, </li></ul>it is believed to walk early, <br />when kissed on lips early to speak early, <br />when kissed on back of the neck to be obstinate.<br />
  17. 17. HUNGARIAN SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>If a statement is followed by a sneeze of one of the hearers, it is regarded as confirmation of its truth.
  18. 18. When you meet a chimney sweeper, your wish will come true.</li></li></ul><li>TURKISH SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>In order to guard against evil associated with envious or covetous eyes, they should wear or make available evil-eye bead in their clothes, homes, everywhere they exist.</li></li></ul><li>HUNGARIAN SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>It is considered bad luck to spill salt, but the superstition most associated with this activity is not the act of spilling, but what comes next.
  19. 19. In order to prevent the bad luck from settling on the salt spiller, the person who did the pilling is required to toss some of the spilled salt over his left shoulder.</li></li></ul><li>TURKISH SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>there is belief that in order to prevent from evil-eye, the person affected from evil-eye should be casted lead.
  20. 20. Lead is dissolved in a pan. A sheet is laid over the person affected from evil-eye. The lead is poured to bowl with cold water over the sheet. Then the curse is put away from that person.</li></li></ul><li>HUNGARIAN SUPERSTITIONS<br />Wedding superstitions;<br /><ul><li>Seeing a wedding procession </li></ul>makes you lucky in love.<br /><ul><li>To make a happy marriage, </li></ul>the bride must wear something <br />old, new, borrowed, and blue.<br /><ul><li>When the young couple comes out from the registry office the wedding guests sprinkle rice on them. Rice symbolizes fertility.</li></li></ul><li>TURKISH SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>handing any cutting utensil like knives or scissors to another person directly will cause the two individuals to fight.
  21. 21. When somebody talks about good, lucky things, the others say that he should scratch his butt in order to prevent bad things happen. </li></li></ul><li>HUNGARIAN SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>If you get hiccups, </li></ul>somebody is thinking of you.<br /><ul><li>In a noisy society when everyone</li></ul>stops speaking at once, an angel <br />has flown across the room.<br />
  22. 22. TURKISH SUPERSTITIONS<br /><ul><li>When you sleep in a place </li></ul>where you stay at first, <br />you should keep the house’s keys <br />under your pillow. If you do this,<br /> you will see your future <br />wife/husband in your dream.<br />
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  24. 24. THANK YOU<br />FOR<br />YOUR ATTENTION <br />

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