ducal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French ducal, from Latin ducālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /djuːkəl/
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  • Rhymes: -uːkəl

Adjective[edit]

ducal (comparative more ducal, superlative most ducal)

  1. Of or pertaining to a duke, a duchess, or the duchy or dukedom they hold.
    • 2020, Hilary Mantel, The Mirror and the Light, Fourth Estate, page 409:
      Ahead of the king’s coming, the Duke of Norfolk will arrive to guarantee order [...] and he will not come with an army, but only his ducal train.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French ducal, from Latin ducālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ducal (feminine singular ducale, masculine plural ducaux, feminine plural ducales)

  1. ducal

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin ducālis.

Adjective[edit]

ducal m (feminine singular ducale, masculine plural ducaulx, feminine plural ducales)

  1. ducal

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /duˈkaw/, [duˈkaʊ̯]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /duˈkal/, [duˈkaɫ]

  • Hyphenation: du‧cal
  • Rhymes: -al, -aw

Adjective[edit]

ducal m or f (plural ducais, not comparable)

  1. ducal

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ducal

Adjective[edit]

ducal m or n (feminine singular ducală, masculine plural ducali, feminine and neuter plural ducale)

  1. ducal

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ducal (plural ducales)

  1. ducal

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