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In the movie Skyfall, the enjoying death scene: What is the barkeeper saying to James Bond at the next morning at the bar when he is handing the money and grabbing the bottle?

It sounds to me like "furundi" or something, but I could not get a translation. What language is it, and what does it mean?

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@Walt Are you sure that title change is valid at all, given that this has never been part of the question's intent and is only based on information deduced from an answer? –  Napoleon Wilson Jul 15 at 10:55
@NapoleonWilson Sorry, thought it might attract the attention of actual Turkish speakers that way (but with a tentative 'possibly'). If it seems invalid, change it back. –  Walt Jul 15 at 11:17
@Walt Nevermind, I forgot that it wasn't just filmed but also set in Turkey, so it's indeed a likely possibility even without seeing the answer. –  Napoleon Wilson Jul 15 at 14:24
Hi. I'm a Turkish member. If you can state the exact time of that scene, I can provide you with the translation. –  Mehper C. Palavuzlar Jul 16 at 19:33
@MehperC.Palavuzlar I think it's somewhere in minute 23, in the morning after the scene with the scorpion. –  Walt Jul 18 at 10:04
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As a native Turkish speaker, let me answer your question.

The bartender says (in Turkish)

- Sorun değil

which means

- No problem.

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Well the scene is set in Koca Calis Beach, Fethiye, Turkey, but after spending half an hour with Google Translate going through possible Turkish responses to Bond taking a drink behind the bar, such as:

feel free, help yourself, on the house, I don't care, go ahead, sure, whatever

There's nothing even remotely similar to what he says. I'd be willing to be this is simply a case of As long as it sounds foreign:

Many shows and movies don't bother getting a foreign language right when they portray them. The incidence of this increases along with the obscurity of the language. It is easily explained as native speakers are hard to get, especially if the country of origin is on the other side of the globe and the language is fairly obscure.

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The scene was actually shot in Calis Beach, so it would have been very easy to get an authentic line for the barman to deliver. The production was based in the UK, where we have a significant Turkish population, especially in Central and North London, so, if all else failed, the scriptwriters would have been a few minutes away from a Turkish restaurant and could have asked a waiter to translate. No doubt a Turkish member will see this and give us an expert response! –  PeterClose Jul 15 at 13:27
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