How to say sorry in Italian: scusa

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How to say sorry in Italian: scusa

Learning Italian for travel or study? Let’s try this term:

To say sorry in Italian: scusa
Say it out loud: “skoo zuh

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Some more helpful words in our Italian Courtesy/Questions category:

...the bathroom – il bagno  (eel bahn yoh)
come with me – viene con me  (vee eh nee con may)
do you speak english? – parla inglese?  (Par lah in gley say)
excuse me – scusi  (skoo zee)
excuse me (to get past) – permesso  (pair meh so)
good / bad – buono / male  (boo ohn oh / mah lay)
how do you say…? – come si dice?  (koh meh say dee chay)
how much is this? – quanto costa questo?  (qwan toe kohs tuh kwes toe?)
may I? (point at chair, door) – posso  (poh sew)
maybe – forse  (for seh)
no problem – nessun problema  (neh soon pro blaim uh)
please – Per favore  (pear fa vor reh)
sorry – scusa  (skoo zuh)
thank you – grazie  (gratz ee eh)
what is that? – che cos'è?  (chay koh say?)
where is… – dov'è…  (doh vay…)
yes / no – sì / no  (see / no)
you are welcome – prego  (preh goh)

And here’s how to say sorry in other languages!

Arabic–Aasef  (A sef)
Chinese–Duìbuqǐ  (Dway Boo Chee)
Croatian–oprostite  (oh pro stee tay)
Czech–promiňte  (pro MYEEN tay)
Finnish–anteeksi  (an teh ex ih)
French–pardon  (pahr doh)
German–pardon  (pahr dohn)
Italian–scusa  (skoo zuh)
Japanese–Gomennasai  (Goh Men Nah Sai)
Korean–Mianhapnida.  (Mi An Ham Ni Da.)
Polish–przepraszam  (pshe pra' sham)
Portuguese–Perdão  (pehr dah-oo)
Russian–izvinite  (eez vee nee tye)
Spanish–lo siento  (low see in toe)
Swahili–pole  (poh lay)
Thai–Kho Thot  (kaw TOAT)
Turkish–özür dilerim  (oh zoo dih leer im)
Vietnamese–Xin Lỗi  (Sin Loy)

You are in a new culture. You will unwittingly tramp on their ways, especially in diverse cultures like the Italian. Luckily, most cultures are very understanding. All you need is to show that it was unintentional by saying "sorry" (scusa) for the misunderstanding! So don't be afraid, have fun learning the new culture.

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