règle

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See also: réglé

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin regula. Replaced the inherited Old French riule (whence came English rule) or reille.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

règle f (plural règles)

  1. rule, regulation
    Pour atteindre le bonheur il ya deux règles : 1. Contentez vous de ce que vous avez. 2. Essayez d'en avoir un maximum - Proverb (Anon)
    To attain happiness there are two rules: 1. Be happy with what you have. 2. Try to have as much as possible.
  2. rule, period of ruling
    La règle du Roi Henry
    King Henry's rule.
  3. ruler (for measuring length)

Verb[edit]

règle

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of régler.
  2. Third-person singular indicative present form of régler.
  3. First-person singular subjunctive present form of régler.
  4. Third-person singular subjunctive present form of régler.
  5. Second-person singular imperative present form of régler.

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