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What can I answer when someone say "bocsi"?

For learning: Hungarian
Base language: English
Category: Culture


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    If someone apologizes for making a mistake and says "bocsi" (this is the informal form of "Bocsánat(ot kérek)!", you can say "Semmi baj."
    If someone asks you for something and addresses you with "Bocsi..." (again, informal), you can respond with "Tessék?" or "Igen?" (the former is considered to be more polite).

    It depends on the situation. Hungarians tend to say 'bocsi' (informal of bocsánat) both for 'sorry' and 'excuse me'. In the first case you can say 'semmi baj' (no problem), while in the second it is 'tessék' (please).

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