r'gret

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French regret (lamentation, complaint), deverbal of regreter (to lament), from re- (intensive prefix) + *greter, *grater (to weep), from Frankish *grētan (to weep, mourn, lament), *grēotan (to cry, weep), from Proto-Germanic *grētaną (to weep), *greutaną (to weep, cry), from Proto-Indo-European *ghrew- (to weep, be sad).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

r'gret m (plural r'grets)

  1. (Jersey) regret