reaume

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

reaume

  1. Alternative form of rewme

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From real (regal, royal), from Latin regalis. According to another theory, from an alteration of reiame, from Latin regimen (genitive regiminis).[1][2] Compare Old Occitan regeme, reialme.

Noun[edit]

reaume m (oblique plural reaumes, nominative singular reaumes, nominative plural reaume)

  1. kingdom
    • circa 1176, Christian of Troyes (translated by Laurence Harf-Lancner), Cligès, →ISBN, page 140:
      Ferai de vos roi coroné
      del meillor reaume de Gales.
      I will make of you a king
      of the best kingdom of Wales

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jacqueline Picoche, Jean-Claude Rolland, Dictionnaire étymologique du français, Paris 2009, Dictionnaires Le Robert, →ISBN
  2. ^ http://www.cnrtl.fr/etymologie/royaume