spietelik

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Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of spiet + -elik

Interjection[edit]

spietelik
  1. expresses regret, remorse, or sorrow, sorry.
    • Miens spietelik! Ich zoog neet det ich óp diener teen tratsjdje!
      I'm sorry! I didn't see I was walking over your toe!

Usage notes[edit]

Normally spietelik is used together with a personal pronoun in the genitive. I'm sorry therefore is miens spietelik or spietelik miens. It is also possible to say miens spiet or spiet miens, what means regret of mine.