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dessverre

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound word, from dess (the more, "even more) +‎ verre (worse, literally: even worse).

AdverbEdit

dessverre

  1. unfortunately, to regret
    Jeg har dessverre sett meg nødt til å avslå søknaden din.
    I regret to inform that your application has not been successful. (literally: I have unfortunately been forced to decline your application)
  2. sorry
    Har dere sjokolade? Nei, dessverre.
    Do you sell chocolate? No, I'm sorry.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound word, from dess ("the more, "even more") + verre ("worse"), literally: "even worse".

AdverbEdit

dessverre

  1. unfortunately, to regret
    Eg har dessverre sett meg nøydd til å avslå søknaden din.
    I regret to inform that your application has not been successful. (literally: I have unfortunately been forced to decline your application)
  2. sorry
    Har de sjokolade? Nei, dessverre.
    Do you sell chocolate? No, I'm sorry.

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