Hungarian | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Can you help me, please?
Tudna segíteni?
Asking for help
Do you speak English?
Beszélsz angolul?
Asking if a person speaks English
Do you speak _[language]_?
Beszélsz / Beszél _[nyelven]_?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
I don't speak_[language]_.
Nem beszélek_[nyelven]_.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
I don't understand.
Nem értem.
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Hello!
Szia! / Jó napot! (attól függően, hogy magázod vagy tegezed az adott személyt)
Standard greeting
Hi!
Szia! / Sziasztok!
Informal greeting
Good Morning!
Jó reggelt!
Greeting used in the morning
Good Evening!
Jó estét!
Greeting used in the evening
Good Night!
Jó éjszakát!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
How are you?
Hogy vagy?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Good, thank you.
Jól, köszönöm.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
What’s your name?
Hogy hívnak?
Asking the other person's name
My name is ___.
A nevem .... / ....-nak/nek hívnak
Telling someone your name
Where are you from?
Honnan jöttél?
Asking about someone's origin
I am from___.
...-ból/ből jövök.
Answering about your origin
How old are you?
Hány éves vagy?
Asking about someone's age
I am___years old.
... éves vagyok.
Answering about your age
Yes
Igen
Positive reply
No
Nem
Negative reply
Please
Kérlek
Filler word to add polite touch
Here you go!
Tessék!
Used when giving something to someone
Thank you.
Köszönöm.
Thanking someone
Thank you very much.
Nagyon köszönöm.
Thanking someone very warmly
You're welcome.
Szívesen / Nincs mit / Semmiség
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
I am sorry.
Sajnálom
Apologizing for something
Excuse me.
Elnézést.
Getting the attention of someone
It's OK.
Rendben van.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
No problem.
Semmi baj.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Watch out!
Vigyázz! / Vigyázat!
Making someone aware of a danger
I am hungry.
Éhes vagyok.
Used when feeling hungry
I am thirsty.
Szomjas vagyok.
Used when feeling thirsty
I am tired.
Fáradt vagyok.
Used when feeling tired
I am sick.
Beteg vagyok.
Used when feeling sick
I don't know.
Nem tudom.
You don't know the answer to a question
It was nice meeting you.
Örülök, hogy találkoztunk.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
Goodbye!
Viszlát! / Szia!
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

I would like to make a complaint.
Szeretnék panaszt tenni.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Who is in charge here?
Ki a felelős itt?
Finding out who is responsible
This is totally unacceptable!
Ez teljesen elfogadhatatlan!
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
I want my money back!
Vissza akarom kapni a pénzem!
Asking for a refund
We have been waiting for over an hour.
Több, mint egy órát vártunk.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

This food tastes like crap!
Ez az étel szörnyű!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
This drink tastes like piss!
Ez az ital pisi ízű!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
This place is a shithole!
Ez a hely egy szeméthalmaz!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
This car is a wreck!
Ez a kocsi egy tragacs!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
The service sucks!
A kiszolgálás / szolgáltatás / ellátás egy nagy szar!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
This is a total rip-off!
Ez rablás!
Rudely complaining about a high price
That is bullshit!
Marhaság!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
You are a stupid moron!
Egy idióta vagy! / Ön egy idióta!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
You don't know shit!
Szart se tudsz/tud!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Piss off!
Kopj le! / Hagyjál! / Szűnj meg!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Let's settle this outside!
Intézzük el ezt odakint!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment