What is kivanok and when to use it?
Kívánok kinda means I wish for you(litraly means I wish), as "kíván" means desiring something, and the "-ok" in the end makes it refer to the person speaking so it become "I wish"
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Can't I use szervus as hello?
"szervusz" (with the last z) is less formal than "jó napot" but more formal than "szia". Tends to be used with family and good friends (people you use "te" with). It should be accepted.
How am I meant to type this on my phone?! D:
if you hold a vowel down, you can (or should) see options for the accent letters.
Add a Hungarian keyboard on your phone
is szia a formal way of saying hello? i'm curious.
No, you would rather use "Jó napot". "Szia" is only used informally when speaking to family or friends etc.
alright, so "jó napot, jó reggelt" is more formal than "szia". okay then got it, thanks!
"szia" is very informal. My aunt was of the opinion it was only used by children although I have met many 20-50 year olds who use it. (Older people tend to use "jó napot" or "szervusz". )