Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Luckily"

The meaning of "Luckily" in various phrases and sentences

Q: luckily ne anlama geliyor?
A: fortunately
Q: luckily ne anlama geliyor?
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Synonyms of "Luckily" and their differences

Q: luckily ve fortunately arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They can be used the same, but "fortunately" is a higher level and is slightly more formal than "luckily"
Q: luckily ve fortunately arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They are pretty much the same, but “fortunately” is more formal.
Q: luckily ve fortunately arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They can often be used interchangeably. However, you should avoid using "luckily" when luck isn't involved.
Q: luckily ve by luck arasındaki fark nedir?
A: I am not really seeing a difference between these two (I don't use these phrases at all), but I hope someone else will see this and answer.

Luckily is an adverb, meaning that it modifies a verb (that -ly ending always gives it away.) So you would use this word to describe an action.

Luckily he saw the dollar bill on the sidewalk. It was enough to buy the winning lottery ticket.

But the phrase "by luck" is also an adverb, and would replace "luckily": By luck, he saw the dollar bill on the sidewalk...

I looked these meanings up and there does appear to be a slight difference in meaning.
"Luckily" means "by good fortune."
"By luck" means "by accident."

I did not know this. I learn something new every time I'm here.



Other questions about "Luckily"

Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret luckily.
A: Here you go
Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret luckily.
A: I provided an example as well :)
Q: luckily bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: that's perfect!
Q: More harder,more luckily. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: @song27: I think what you're trying to say here is, "He who works harder is luckier," like "If you work hard, you don't need to be lucky." Is that right?

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