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English translation: wretched , pitiable , miserable , unfortunate , unlucky

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17:48 Jan 1, 2001
Romanian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Romanian term or phrase: nenorocit
nenorocit ca jignire ori ca urmare a unui eveniment nefericit
Cezar Jipa
English translation:wretched , pitiable , miserable , unfortunate , unlucky
Explanation:
Toate acestea s-ar potrivi dar ca sa selectez unul sau altul mai mult context este necesar .
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FLORINA
Local time: 06:49
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Summary of answers provided
na +1unhappy, miserablexxxandreaIS
na +1wretched , pitiable , miserable , unfortunate , unluckyFLORINA
naunhappy, miserable, distressed, wretched.....DR. RICHARD BAVRY
nabastard, wretch, poor devil ; miserable, unhappy, wretchedcorina77
na -11) miserable person 2) feeling miserably, feeling misfortuned
asco


  

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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
unhappy, miserable


Explanation:
due to lacking context I am unsure of the actual meaning of "nenorocit ca jignire", but the translation of this passage would be:

unhappy *miserable as an insult or as a consequence of an unhappy event"

xxxandreaIS
Local time: 00:49
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in RomanianRomanian
PRO pts in pair: 3

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY
186 days
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6 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
1) miserable person 2) feeling miserably, feeling misfortuned


Explanation:
1) ca jignire
2) in cazul unui eveniment nefericit


    Dict.Ro-En (A.Bantas 94)
    Oxford Reference Dict. (J.Hawkins 87) Webester\'s Dict. (*** 94)
asco
Local time: 08:49
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
PRO pts in pair: 221

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cezar

disagree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: "misfortuned" is bad grammar..no such word since "misfortune" is a noun not a verb
185 days
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12 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
wretched , pitiable , miserable , unfortunate , unlucky


Explanation:
Toate acestea s-ar potrivi dar ca sa selectez unul sau altul mai mult context este necesar .

FLORINA
Local time: 06:49
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A.Albu

agree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY
185 days
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70 days
bastard, wretch, poor devil ; miserable, unhappy, wretched


Explanation:
1) 'nenorocit' avand o conotatie jignitoare (ticalos, nemernic) poate fi tradus prin 'bastard'.
'wretch' sau 'poor devil' au si ele o nuanta peiorativa, implicand compatimire dar si dispret.

2) 'miserable', 'unhappy', 'wretched' sugereaza o tristete profunda, ca urmare a unui eveniment nefericit.

corina77
Romania
Local time: 08:49
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
PRO pts in pair: 23

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  DR. RICHARD BAVRY: disagree only with "bastard"...seems a bit strong for the sufferer to be deemed of questionable parentage!
115 days

agree  Adde: ok with ”bastard” as an offence/ ca jignire/ the asker also wanted this meaning of ”nenorocit”
2497 days
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186 days
unhappy, miserable, distressed, wretched.....


Explanation:
You can take your choice of any number of synonyms to fit any given context.


    some miserable experiences of unhappy memory that left me distressed and feeling wretched
DR. RICHARD BAVRY
PRO pts in pair: 8
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