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unfortunately, regrettably, sadly к сожалению
How to say “unfortunately, regrettably, sadly” in Russian? “К сожалению”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “к сожалению” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on unfortunately, regrettably, sadly in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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к сожалению info.

Tips to remember the Russian word:
1. Break it down: "К" means "to" or "at", and "сожалению" comes from "жалеть", which means "to regret" or "to pity".
2. Sound association: Think of "coz" (like 'cause) and "alien" to tie the words together.

– "К сожалению" directly translates to "unfortunately" and is used to express regret or sadness over a certain situation.

Other words that mean the same thing:
1. Увы (u-vi) – Alas
2. Жаль (zhal’) – Pity
3. Сожалею (sozha-leh-yu) – I regret

Alternate meanings like slang:
– "К сожалению" does not have a slang equivalent, but people might sometimes use "увы" (alas) informally.

Examples of sentences that use it:
1. К сожалению, завтра будет дождь.
– (K sozhaleniyu, zavtra budet dozhd’.)
– Unfortunately, it will rain tomorrow.

2. К сожалению, я не могу прийти на вечеринку.
– (K sozhaleniyu, ya ne mogu priyti na vecherinku.)
– Unfortunately, I can’t come to the party.

3. К сожалению, они отменили концерт.
– (K sozhaleniyu, oni otmenili kontsert.)
– Unfortunately, they canceled the concert.

4. К сожалению, я потерял работу.
– (K sozhaleniyu, ya poteryal rabotu.)
– Unfortunately, I lost my job.

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