Regal

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See also: regal, regał, regál, and régal

German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Dutch riool.

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the form Regal existed alongside the form Real.

Bücherregale

Noun[edit]

Regal n (genitive Regals or Regales, plural Regale)

  1. shelf, rack
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin regalia.

Noun[edit]

Regal n (genitive Regals or Regales, plural Regalien)

  1. a right/privilege of a sovereign state or ruler; (in the plural) regalia
    Wichtige Regalien waren das Recht auf Besetzung der Bischofsämter und das Recht zur Erbauung von Pfalzen.
    Important privileges were the right of appointing the bishops, and the right to the building of palaces.