What is the Italian form of "What" meaning "I didn't hear or understand, please repeat what you said."

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    Short form: "Scusi?" or "Prego?". Long form: "Scusi, può ripetere?" or "Per cortesia, può ripetere?" Commented Apr 8, 2018 at 16:13
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Informal: Come? Cosa? Eh? Come/Cosa/Che hai detto?

Formal, (as suggested in a comment by @RiccardoDeContardi): Scusi? Prego? Può ripetere? Come/Cosa/Che ha detto?, the latest two usually followed by a further courtesy locution such as per favore/scusi/per cortesia.


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