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Ha una camera OR hai una camera?

mbrickley

mbrickley

In lesson 2.5 (booking a hotel room) the sentence "Ha una camera" is translated as "Do you have a room"...why is Ha used rather than Hai? Grazie
martin

martin

hai una camera =informale(tu) ha una camera=formale(Lei) ho,hai,ha ciao
Maria-DiLorenzi

Maria-DiLorenzi

PERFETTO! HAI (friendly form, if you know the person you are talking to) HA (polite form, if you don't know the person you are talking to. I suspect that you will be using this form if you are visiting Italy!) :D

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