regio

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See also: régio, régió, and regió

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin regio. Doublet of region.

Noun[edit]

regio (plural regiones)

  1. (astronomy, geology, planetary geology) Any large area of a planet or moon that is strongly differentiated from neighbouring areas by colour or albedo.
  2. (Ancient Rome) A district of a city.
    • 1907, Ronald M. Burrows, The Discoveries In Crete, page 27:
      The British School has unearthed a city of continuous houses, more than 400 feet long by 350 broad, whose many blocks or "insul[ae]" might seem almost to need the more elaborate grouping of the "regiones" of Pompeii.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin regio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈreː.ɣi.oː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: re‧gio
  • Rhymes: -eːɣioː

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regio f (plural regio's or regionen, diminutive regiootje n)

  1. region
    Synonym: gebied

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  • Indonesian: regio

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either directly borrowed or through Dutch regio, from Latin regio. Doublet of region.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈreɡio̯]
  • Hyphenation: ré‧gio

Noun[edit]

regio (first-person possessive regioku, second-person possessive regiomu, third-person possessive regionya)

  1. (anatomy) region: a place in or a part of the body in any way indicated.
    regio abdomenabdominal region

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēgius.

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regio (feminine regia, masculine plural regi, feminine plural regie)

  1. (archaic or literary) royal
    Synonyms: reale, regale
  2. (figurative) grand, excellent

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  • regio in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From regō +‎ -iō.

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Noun[edit]

regiō f (genitive regiōnis); third declension

  1. direction, line
  2. boundary line, boundary
  3. region, district, province
  4. ground
  5. (figuratively) sphere, department
  6. opposite, on the other side (e + regione + genitive or dative)

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Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative regiō regiōnēs
Genitive regiōnis regiōnum
Dative regiōnī regiōnibus
Accusative regiōnem regiōnēs
Ablative regiōne regiōnibus
Vocative regiō regiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • regio”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • regio”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • regio in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • regio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • an inland region; the interior: terra (regio) mediterranea
    • in a straight line: recta (regione, via); in directum
    • geography: terrarum or regionum descriptio (geographia)
    • geographical knowledge: regionum terrestrium aut maritimarum scientia
    • to entertain, regale a person: accipere aliquem (bene, copiose, laute, eleganter, regio apparatu, apparatis epulis)
    • to reconnoitre the ground: loca, regiones, loci naturam explorare
  • regio”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • regio in Ramminger, Johann (2016 July 16 (last accessed)) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • regio”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • regio”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • Dizionario Latino-Italiano Olivetti Media

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēgius.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrexjo/ [ˈre.xjo]
  • Rhymes: -exjo
  • Syllabification: re‧gio

Adjective[edit]

regio (feminine regia, masculine plural regios, feminine plural regias)

  1. royal, regal
    Synonym: real
  2. (Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Nicaragua, El Salvador) stupendous
    Synonyms: bacán, bárbaro, chévere, estupendo, excelente, guay
  3. (Mexico) Monterreyan, born in Monterrey, clipping of regiomontano
    Synonym: regiomontano

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