English | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

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

General - Conversation

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

General - Complaints

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

General - Swearing

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