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Hungarian Recursive Compound Suggestions

Date Submitted: 28-Feb-2012
From: Makiko Mukai
Subject: Hungarian Recursive Compound Suggestions
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Notice: I am trying to find examples of recursive compounds in languages of the world. Could anyone tell me some examples from Hungarian?

Here are some examples I thought of in English:
"health management cost"
"gourmet coffee cup"
"underground water"