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Arabic translation: aasef

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English term or phrase:sorry
Arabic translation:aasef
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16:43 May 25, 2001
English to Arabic translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: sorry
I apologize if I hurt your feelings.
dawman
a’fwan
Explanation:
Sorry:
Aasef: آسف or: mutaasef: متأسف or: a’fwan: عفواً or: u’thran: عذراً
(female) Aasefa: آسفة and mutaassefa: متأسفة
I apologize if I hurt your feelings:
(to address a male):
A’tathiro itha konto qadd jarahto mashai’raka.
أعتذر إذا كنت قد جرحت مشاعرك
(to address a female):
a’tathiro itha kunto qadd jarahto mashai’rakii (kii= key)
أعتذر إذا كنت قد جرحت مشاعرك
or just:
A’tathiro itha jarahto mashai’raka (female: mashai’rakii)
أعتذر إذا جرحت مشاعرك
All the (th)’s are pronounced like th in the.
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Raghad
Local time: 21:33
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Summary of answers provided
naآسف - متأسف (مذكر) ، آسفة - متؤسفة (مؤنث) 0
Adnane Ettayebi
na"Asif" or "Atadir"yacine
naa’fwanRaghad
naآسف، آسفة، مُتَأَسِّف، مُتَأَسِّفةFuad Yahya


  

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1 hr
آسف، آسفة، مُتَأَسِّف، مُتَأَسِّفة


Explanation:
"sorry":
-masculine: ASIF or MUTA'ASSIF
-feminine: ASIFA or MUTA'ASSIFA

"I am sorry":
-masculine: ANA ASIF or ANA MUTA'ASSIF
-feminine: ANA ASIFA or ANA MUTA'ASSIFA

"I apologize" (both masculine and feminine): A'TATHIR (TH sounds like TH in "mother").

Fuad


    Basic Arabic
Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7167

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
AhmedAMS: Incomplete translation of the given text
5 hrs

Alaa Zeineldine: Only the term needs to be translated
10 hrs
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8 hrs
a’fwan


Explanation:
Sorry:
Aasef: آسف or: mutaasef: متأسف or: a’fwan: عفواً or: u’thran: عذراً
(female) Aasefa: آسفة and mutaassefa: متأسفة
I apologize if I hurt your feelings:
(to address a male):
A’tathiro itha konto qadd jarahto mashai’raka.
أعتذر إذا كنت قد جرحت مشاعرك
(to address a female):
a’tathiro itha kunto qadd jarahto mashai’rakii (kii= key)
أعتذر إذا كنت قد جرحت مشاعرك
or just:
A’tathiro itha jarahto mashai’raka (female: mashai’rakii)
أعتذر إذا جرحت مشاعرك
All the (th)’s are pronounced like th in the.


Raghad
Local time: 21:33
PRO pts in pair: 160
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11 hrs
"Asif" or "Atadir"


Explanation:
Use the first one to say sorry
Use the second one to say I am sorry

In both cases, add an a at the end if you speak to a woman

yacine
Local time: 20:33
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 51

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Fuad Yahya: The answer is OK, but the explanation is wrong.
17 hrs
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14 hrs
آسف - متأسف (مذكر) ، آسفة - متؤسفة (مؤنث) 0


Explanation:
If your computer does not support Arabic fonts, here's a transliteration of the terms proposed:
Masculin: Asif or Moutaâssif
Feminin: Asifa or Moutaâssifa

Adnane Ettayebi
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Fuad Yahya: Answer is OK but misspelled and adds nothing new.
14 hrs
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