regnum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēgnum ‎(kingdom)

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Noun[edit]

regnum ‎(plural regnums or regna)

  1. (biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, also known as kingdom

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rēx ‎(king).

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Noun[edit]

rēgnum n ‎(genitive rēgnī); second declension

  1. royal power, power, control, kingdom, reign
  2. kingship, royalty

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rēgnum rēgna
genitive rēgnī rēgnōrum
dative rēgnō rēgnīs
accusative rēgnum rēgna
ablative rēgnō rēgnīs
vocative rēgnum rēgna

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References[edit]

  • regnum” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • regnum” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to take upon oneself absolute power: imperium, regnum, tyrannidem occupare
    • to aspire to the sovereignty: regnum appetere (B. G. 7. 4)
    • to obtain the sovereignty, kingly office: regnum adipisci
    • to invest some one with royal power: alicui regnum deferre, tradere
    • to restore a king to his throne (not in solium): aliquem in regnum restituere
    • (ambiguous) to depose a king: aliquem regno spoliare or expellere (Div. 1. 22. 74)