"Unfortunately" is an adverb which is often translated as "desafortunadamente", and "sometimes" is an adverb which is often translated as "a veces". Learn more about the difference between "unfortunately" and "sometimes" below.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
Unfortunately, I didn't get the scholarship I wanted.Desafortunadamente, no obtuve la beca que quería.
There are no seats available for the play, unfortunately.No hay asientos disponibles para la obra, lamentablemente.
Unfortunately, they died in the accident.Desgraciadamente, murieron en el accidente.
d. por desgracia
Unfortunately, the food got burned in the oven.Por desgracia se quemó toda la comida en el horno.