mafke wrote:Anyway, a long time ago I remember reading that while in isolation or by itself 'two' is kettő if you use it in front of a noun it should be két.
mafke wrote:But whenever I did this it never seemed to be understood.
mafke wrote:Me: És két borsodit kérek.
Salesperson: (with look of total confusion) Egyet?
mafke wrote:So the question is should I use két or kettő in ordering?
mafke wrote:And should I use acc + kérek? It seemed that some (many) Hungarians were just ordering with nominative (with legyen? I didn't hear it but my comprehension is pretty poor) or is that the kind of thing a native can get away with but a foreigner shouldn't try?
mafke wrote:With legyen I was thinking more of a wishful subjunctive than an imperative, good thing I never used it.
mafke wrote:Also, is it weird for one person to order for two in Hungary?
my spoken Hungarian is extremely poor
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