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Pronunciation: /ˈsɒri/

Translation of sorry in Arabic:

adjective/صفة (sorrier, sorriest)

  • 1 (in apologies) آسِف, مُتَأَسِّف I'm very/terribly sorry أنا آسِفٌ جِدًّا I'm sorry I'm late آسِفٌ أَنّي تَأَخَرْتُ we are sorry for the delay نَأْسَفُ على التَأْخيرِ I'm sorry to bother you but … آسِف على الإزْعاجِ وَلَكِنْ ... sorry about that! عَفْواً على ذلك! to say sorry اعْتَذَرَ (VIII)
  • 2 (expressing regret) شاعِر بالأَسى \ بالأَسَفِ, حَزين (plural: حَزانى) I was sorry to hear that you've been ill تَأَسَّفْتُ لِسَماعِ أَنَّكَ كُنْتَ مَريضاً I'm so sorry about your father أَشْعُرُ بالأَسى لِما حَدَثَ لِأَبيكَ I felt sorry about it afterwards نَدِمْتُ على ذلك فيما بَعْدُ will you be sorry to leave? هل سَتَحْزَنُ عِنْدَما تَرْحَلُ؟ no one will be sorry to see him go! لن يَأْسَفَ أَحَدٌ عَلَيْهِ عِنْدَما يَرْحَلُ!
  • 3 (expressing pity) to be/feel sorry for sb شَعَرَ بالأَسى على شَخْصٍ to feel sorry for oneself حَزِنَ على نَفْسِهِ

exclamation/أداة تعجب \ نداء

  • 2 (asking for a repeat) sorry? عَفْواً؟
  • 3 (correcting oneself) so we have two, sorry, three options وَهَكَذا لَدَيْنا خِيارانِ، عَفْواً، ثَلاثةُ خِياراتٍ
  • 4 (excusing oneself) sorry, could I get past? عَفْواً، هل يُمْكِنُني أنْ أَمُرَّ؟

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