Mária Gósy

Gósy Mária


  • Head of the Phonetics Laboratory, Linguistics Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
  • professor at Phonetics Department, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest



Main research areas:

  • coarticulation
  • disfluency phenomena
  • speech production and perception in children


  • Entire list on MTMT
  • Selected publications in English are listed here.


Education, scientific achievements

  • 2010: PhD in Phonetics
  • 2004–2010: PhD studies in phonetics at ELTE University
  • 2004: Specific course on Speech Perception Diagnostics and Therapy
  • 1999–2004: Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest: Hungarian linguistics and literature
  • 1999–2004: Experimental and Applied Phonetics specific program; ELTE
  • 1995–1999: Radnóti Miklós High School (Dunakeszi)

Positions, teaching

  • Research fellow at the Department of Phonetics in the Research Institute.
  • Courses at undergraduate level (ELTE University): experimental and Hungarian phonetics, clinical phonetics, speech production.

Grants and awards

  • 2011: Bolyai János Research Grant
  • 2008: Award of the Outstanding Young Lecturer given by the Congress of Hungarian Association of Phonetics, Phoniatrics and Logopedics
  • 2006: Award of the Outstanding Young Lecturer given by the Congress of Hungarian Association of Phonetics, Phoniatrics and Logopedics
  • 2003: Scholarship of Hungarian Republic for Outstanding Student


  • since 2012: Hungarian Association of Phonetics, Phoniatrics and Logopedics
  • since 2004: Society of Hungarian Linguistics
  • since 2004: ISPhS (The International Society of Phonetic Sciences)
  • 2017:  invited counsulor of International Society of English Phonetics, ISEP


The Hungarian disfluency corpus in the Beszédkutatás issues (since 2004).

Professional activities

  • since 2005: Beszédkutatás (The Speech Research Conferences) (organization)
  • 2002–2004: Department assistant for the Phonetics Department, ELTE
  • 2002: Workshop entitled International Workshop in Phonetics Dedicated to the Memory of Farkas Kempelen (organization)
  • 1999–2004: Hungarian Language Days at ELTE (organization)

Selected papers

39 papers in Hungarian and 6 in English; 7 reviews. For the papers in Hungarian see the Hungarian page.

  • Viktória Horváth 2011. Function and realization of Hungarian disfluencies. The Phonetician 99/100.2009/1–2. 77–83. [download]
  • Horváth Viktória 2010. Filled pauses in Hungarian: their phonetic form and function. Acta Linguistica Hungarica Vol. 57. (2–3). 288–306.
  • Gósy, Mária – Horváth, Viktória 2010. Changes in articulation accompanying functional changes in word usage. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 40/2. 135–161.
  • Gósy Mária – Horváth Viktória 2008. The acoustic-phonetic analysis of two words shifting toward being fillers. Becoming fillers in spontaneous speech of Hungarian. In Sock, Rudolph – Fuchs, Susanne – Laprie, Yves (eds.): Proceedings of the International Speech Production Seminar. Strasbourg. 153–156.
  • Horváth Viktória 2006. The tip of the tongue phenomenon with elderly. In Lengyel, Zsolt – Navracsics, Judit (eds.): Selected papers of 8th Summer School of Psycholinguistics. Veszprém.
  • Gósy Mária – Horváth Viktória – Csabai Katalin 2006. Disfluencies in the spontaneous speech of normally developed and SLI children. Stem, Sprak- en Taalpathologie 14. 82–84.