Spanish word for Sorry

The Spanish word for “sorry” is “lamentar” or “sentir”.

How to pronounce “lamentar” in Spanish:

Sounds like – lah-men-tar
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Translation for sorry in Spanish

lamentar = sorry in Spanish

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Practice the Spanish translation for “sorry” using these sentences:

Example 1:
I am sorry to be late for the party.

Siento llegar tarde a la fiesta.

Example 2:
I am sorry you lost your puppy.

Lamento que hayas perdido a tu cachorro.

Example 3:
I am sorry! Can you forgive me?

¡Lo siento! ¿Me perdonas?

Example 4:
I feel sorry for you.

Te compadezco.

Do you know the Spanish words used to “apologize”?

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  • zoraidamartinez

    Siento mucho por hablarte tan fuerte.

  • zoraidamartinez

    Siento pena por ti cuando te pones triste

  • zoraidamartinez

    Como te sientes en el dia de hoy?

  • David Corcoran

    The word apologize is “disculparse” in Spanish.

    Example:
    I apologize for being late

    Pido disculpas por llegar tarde

  • David Corcoran

    the translation for this sentence is…
    I'm sorry for talking so loud -or- speaking so loud

  • David Corcoran

    The word apologize is “disculparse” in Spanish.

    Example:
    I apologize for being late

    Pido disculpas por llegar tarde

  • David Corcoran

    the translation for this sentence is…
    I'm sorry for talking so loud -or- speaking so loud

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