"No, lo siento."
Translation:No, I'm sorry.
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Lo siento. I must have misread your question, originally, missing the "not". I am not sorry should be "Yo no lo siento" which could theoretically be shortened to "No lo siento." I think the comma in "No, lo siento." makes the difference in how you took it. Sorry for the confusion.
I believe that is how you would say it (lo siento), or you could say "perdon."
I don't think that there is a literal translation for "I am sorry." The word "triste" can mean "sorry" but as an adjective, i.e. it was a sorry state of affairs. From what I've learned, there isn't always a literal translation and in Spanish you wouldn't actually say "I'm sorry" but to them "lo siento" has the same meaning. An analogy would be when we get someone's attention, we say "excuse me" while the Spanish say "por favor."
Any native Spanish speakers, please correct me if I am wrong.
Yeah the way they decide what is or is not a typo seems more random then anything it makes some sense when you make a new word based off the error (quite instead of quiet has been something ive done) but haveing a single letter missing seems like it would be a commen enough typo to be included as a typo
What the heaven [I know, which word you just imagined in place of the HEAVEN right there, :P But okay... :).... ] is thaṭ.. :D
PERDON, SEINTO and DESCULPE... All three sisters with the same home address (Of course, I meant the same meaning, yeah) are there in the beautiful city called Spanisḥ. B-) B-)
Hope, one day, I will be able to recognize each of these beautiful sisters by deeply knowing her own separate meaning... O:)
Have very poetic roots, you must be!
I hope i can illustrate an insight of small differences in these 3 sisters,
- When you interrupt a conversation where one woman has a fly in her clear glass martini; the first thing you would say immediately is "Disculpe hay una mosca en su bebida". its used more commonly with strangers out in public, Disculpe you have a cigarette, Disculpe can I borrow a pen real quick.
- Perdon is when you ask someone for forgiveness, after it sinks into your consciousness many times it's expressed after the fact of whatever happened. It is the only one used in a heartfelt sincere prayer. But at the same time its overly used replacing the other two sister, anywhere and for anything you can say perdon or perdoname.
-Lo siento, ex. Your on the phone with your buddy and he tells you his dog died of pneumonia you respond "Lo siento" and maybe elaborate (with adjectives that express quantity of how much you feel for whatever situation that happened. Also ex. You are running to the bank and as soon as you get there they say " Lo siento we just closed". You assist a funeral "lo siento". You have friends over for tea and one requests soy creamer, you would immediately say" lo siento (solo tengo leche) I only have milk". Your telling her lo siento to be polite. You wouldn't say perdon because there is no offense to be considered. Lo siento is to express how you accompany there sorrow or mishappenings.
Hope this paints the picture.
It was very beautiful Introduction by you, of those 3 new LINDA AMIGAS of mine... :) So, by sprinkling my eyesight on your comment above, I been able to find our that PERDON is an Elder sister of all the Three in every point of Life and La Siento is the most Emotional, the one who is Compassionate and Merciful ....
(Die)Barbi, you should get a "Shining Red Hexagonal Pearl" for this lovely commenṭ.. What do you think? :)