Signs for REGRET, REGRETFUL
Meaning: A feeling of sorrow or remorse for a fault, act, loss, missed opportunity, disappointment, etc.
Pronunciation/articulation: Dominant "Y" hand (handshape) with the thumb on the chin (location), twists inward (movement).
Variation with the non-manual signal (e.g. mouth morpheme).
In one context, it may mean "very sorry" or "truly sorry". If you run to your boss's office late for your scheduled meeting, you utter "IX-me TRULY-SORRY!" and go on explaining why you are late.
For another context, it may be translated as "regret" in a sentence. E.g. LONG-PAST 10 YEAR IX-there KINDERGARTEN, IX1 TEASE-IX2+++. NOW IX2 TALL + MUSCULAR [conj] JOSH-X1+++. IX1 REGRET. English: "Ten years ago in kindergarten, he/she(1) used to tease him/her(2) a lot. Now, she/he(1) is tall and hunky and joshes him/her(2). She/he(1) is now regretful about that.
Related concepts: SORRY.