See also: spiit

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯t

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch despijt, from Old French despit (from which also English despite). The first syllable de- was later interpreted as a definite article ("de spijt") and was then dropped.

NounEdit

spijt c (uncountable)

  1. regret
    Tot mijn grote spijt
    To my great regret
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

spijt

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of spijten
  2. imperative of spijten