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1.       Polyglot
481 posts
 13 Sep 2016 Tue 05:05 pm

Maalesef imdi vakt覺m yok.

Unfortunately I don´t have time now.

Thank you

2.       mira 25
152 posts
 13 Sep 2016 Tue 08:57 pm

Ne yaz覺k ki imdi zaman覺m yok.

3.       denizli
955 posts
 13 Sep 2016 Tue 10:47 pm

 

Quoting Polyglot

Maalesef imdi vakt覺m yok.

Unfortunately I don´t have time now.

Thank you

 

I think it´s correct.

 

4.       Polyglot
481 posts
 13 Sep 2016 Tue 11:44 pm

Thanks everyone

5.       hristina
14 posts
 14 Sep 2016 Wed 10:27 pm

Hello. What is the difference between Afedersin and Uzgunum? Many thanks

6.       Henry
2603 posts
 15 Sep 2016 Thu 03:10 am

 

Quoting hristina

Hello. What is the difference between Afedersin and Uzgunum? Many thanks

 

my thoughts

afferdersiniz (from the verb affetmek)

means: (will you) excuse me, I beg your pardon.

It can be used to get someones attention, to squeeze past someone (like when exiting crowded public transport when people are standing in the way)

üzgünüm (from the noun üzgün)

means: I am sorry (about something) I am sad (at hearing/seeing something) It is sometimes used as an apology for doing something wrong, or that might have upset/angered someone

 

7.       hristina
14 posts
 15 Sep 2016 Thu 12:08 pm

Thanks Henry. So the most comon use is affedersin. And no need of formal - i mean its more friendly if u say affedersin or am i required ro say affedersiniz 

8.       Henry
2603 posts
 15 Sep 2016 Thu 02:16 pm

 

Quoting hristina

Thanks Henry. So the most comon use is affedersin. And no need of formal - i mean its more friendly if u say affedersin or am i required ro say affedersiniz 

My Turkish teacher said that both are fine, but if you don´t know the person you are talking to, then I think afferdersiniz would be better. Wait for a native speaker to add their opinion.

 

9.       Semramar
3 posts
 17 Sep 2016 Sat 03:44 am

 

Quoting Henry

 

 

my thoughts

afferdersiniz (from the verb affetmek)

means: (will you) excuse me, I beg your pardon.

It can be used to get someones attention, to squeeze past someone (like when exiting crowded public transport when people are standing in the way)

üzgünüm (from the noun üzgün)

means: I am sorry (about something) I am sad (at hearing/seeing something) It is sometimes used as an apology for doing something wrong, or that might have upset/angered someone

 

That is very accurate Henry. I have to add a small detail to clarify Hristina´s question. ´Affedersin´ is informal, you say it to people who you are familiar with. ´Affedersiniz´ is more formal.

 

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