Nyugat is the name of an influential journal founded in 1908, after which a whole epoch of Hungarian literature is named (approximately from 1908 to 1941). (Link to Wikipeda article)
In the west, NOUGAT is growing on the trees.
Nyugaton a helyzet változatlan. (Hungarian book title for “All Quiet on the Western Front”.)
In the West, the situation is unchanged.
[West-on the situation change-un.]
Nyugaton nyugszik a nap. – The sun sets in the west.
[West-on rests the sun.]
Nyugati – Budapest Western railway station
kelet – east; dél – south; észak – north
nyugszik – to rest (presumably derived from the fact that originally it was time to rest when the sun set in the west)
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