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sorry
British English: /ˈsɒri/
American English: /ˈsɑri/
, /ˈsɔri/

Translation of sorry in Arabic:

adjective/صفة sorrier, sorriest

  • 1 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
    (Form VIII)
  • 2
    (expressing regret)
    شاعِر بالأَسى \ بالأَسَفِ
    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) See examples: to be/feel sorry for somebody
    شَعَرَ بالأَسى على شَخْصٍ
    to feel sorry for oneself
    حَزِنَ على نَفْسِهِ

exclamation/أداة تعجب \ نداء

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

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