dessverre

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

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 chocolades? No, I'm sorry.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

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 chocolades? No, I'm sorry.

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