Unfortunately, my wife died five years ago

Indonesian translation: sayang sekali, istri saya sudah meninggal lima tahun yang lalu.

09:49 Apr 26, 2005
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English term or phrase: Unfortunately, my wife died five years ago
A general conversation question, ideally translated with simple vocabulary and with an adjective that indicates sadness at the death.
Dr. Geoff Jones
Indonesian translation:sayang sekali, istri saya sudah meninggal lima tahun yang lalu.
Explanation:
"unfortunately" can be translated in a number of ways: sayang sekali, menyesal sekali, menyedihkan sekali, etc.
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Sofia Mansoor
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5 +7sayang sekali, istri saya sudah meninggal lima tahun yang lalu.
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unfortunately, my wife died five years ago
sayang sekali, istri saya sudah meninggal lima tahun yang lalu.


Explanation:
"unfortunately" can be translated in a number of ways: sayang sekali, menyesal sekali, menyedihkan sekali, etc.

Sofia Mansoor
Local time: 10:45
Native speaker of: Native in IndonesianIndonesian
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  IrinaGM
1 hr
  -> thanks

agree  Kardi Kho
1 hr
  -> thanks

agree  M. Laut
3 hrs
  -> thanks

agree  Louis SOETEDJA
12 hrs
  -> thanks, pa kabar Luwi?

agree  trig: you can also short formed it into "Sayangnya"
20 hrs
  -> yes, it could, it's just a matter of taste, i guess.

agree  VanSnuG
1 day 14 hrs
  -> thanks

agree  Henny Linggawati
4 days
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