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If "lost his family" is a euphemism for "his family died", then the following two answers are words to say to such a mourner.

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you would say "barúch dayán ha emét" (ברוך דיין האמת)

Answer 2

While baruch dayan ha'emet is appropriate, it is usually the mourners themselves who say it. Those speaking to the mourners say Hamakom yenachem etchem betokh shar aveilei tsion virushalayim (המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים) (the "ch" is a soft rasping sound, while the "kh" is a harder rasp.)

Part 2

If "lost his family" literally means that he and his family are in different locations and he does not know how to find them, you may wish to say: Bo na'azor lekha lekhapés et ha-mishpakha shelkha (בוא נעזור לך לחפש את המשפחה שלך) - It means "Let's help you search for your family."

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Ashkenazic Jews would say:

הַמָּקוֹם יְנַחֵם אֶתְכֶם בְּתוֹך שְׁאַר אֲבֵלֵי צִיּוֹן וִירוּשָלַיִם
May G-d comfort you among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.
(hah-mah-KOHM yeh-nah-KHEM et-KHEM beh-TOHKH sheh-AHR ah-veh-LEH-ee tsee-YOHN vee-roo-shah-LAH-yeem)

Sefardic Jews would say:

מִן הַשָּׁמַיִם תְּנֻחָמו
May you be comforted from above.
(meen hah-shah-MAH-yeem teh-noo-KHAH-moo)

Additionally, the close family will say the "Mourner's Kaddish" which is a short prayer that mourners should say in a larger congregation.

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