regel

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via German Regel from Latin rēgula.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʁɛjˀəl], [ˈʁæˀl]

Noun[edit]

regel c (singular definite reglen or regelen, plural indefinite regler)

  1. rule
  2. regulation
  3. precept

Inflection[edit]

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈreː.ɣəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: re‧gel
  • Rhymes: -eːɣəl

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch regel, from Latin rēgula.

Noun[edit]

regel m (plural regels or regelen, diminutive regeltje n)

  1. line of writing, verse; (pre-printed) straight line to write it on
  2. rule, regulation, custom, prescript; the statute of an order etc.
    Coordinate term: uitzondering
  3. narrow slat; especially a ruler
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Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: reël, riffel
  • Negerhollands: regel
  • Sranan Tongo: regel
  • ? West Frisian: regel

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

regel

  1. inflection of regelen:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

regel

  1. inflection of regeln:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. singular imperative

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin regula, via German Regel.

Noun[edit]

regel m (definite singular regelen, indefinite plural regler, definite plural reglene)

  1. a rule

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin regula, via German Regel.

Noun[edit]

regel m (definite singular regelen, indefinite plural reglar, definite plural reglane)

  1. a rule

Derived terms[edit]

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Russenorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, probably from Norwegian Nynorsk regn. May also be from German Regen, Swedish regn or Dutch regen. Not from Danish language or Oslo dialect, as they two have no g-sound (neither ɣ-sound) in the corresponding word.

Noun[edit]

regel

  1. rain

References[edit]

  • Ingvild Broch; Ernst H. Jahr (1984) Russenorsk: Et pidginspråk i Norge [Russenorsk: A pidgin language in Norway], 2 edition, Oslo: Novus Forlag

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from Latin regula.

Noun[edit]

regel c

  1. A rule or regulation
    Synonym: bestämmelse
Declension[edit]
Declension of regel 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative regel regeln regler reglerna
Genitive regels regelns reglers reglernas
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German regel, further origin disputed. Compare German Riegel, Dutch richel.

Noun[edit]

regel c

  1. A bar used to lock or bolt a door
Declension[edit]
Declension of regel 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative regel regeln reglar reglarna
Genitive regels regelns reglars reglarnas
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