regula

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin regula (rule).

Noun[edit]

regula (plural regulae)

  1. a book of rules for a religious establishment
  2. (architecture) one of the bands under a Doric triglyph or between the canals of the triglyphs

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

regula

  1. inflection of regular:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

regula

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of regular
  2. second-person singular imperative form of regular

Ladin[edit]

Verb[edit]

regula

  1. inflection of reguler:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. third-person plural present indicative
    3. second-person singular imperative

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From regō (I rule, govern) +‎ -ula.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rēgula f (genitive rēgulae); first declension

  1. rule, bar
  2. ruler (measuring or drawing device)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rēgula rēgulae
Genitive rēgulae rēgulārum
Dative rēgulae rēgulīs
Accusative rēgulam rēgulās
Ablative rēgulā rēgulīs
Vocative rēgula rēgulae

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

rēgulā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of rēgulō

References[edit]

  • regula”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • regula”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • regula 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)
  • regula in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • regula”, in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • regula”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • regula”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • Walther von Wartburg (1928–2002), “rēgŭla”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 10: R, page 217

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

regula

  1. inflection of regular:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Romagnol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin regula (rule, measuring rod).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Central Romagnol): IPA(key): [ˈɾeɡulɐ]

Noun[edit]

regula f (plural regul)

  1. the old family unit of peasant families with a patriarchal structure
  2. class, rank, social class

References[edit]

  • Masotti, Adelmo (1999) Vocabolario Romagnolo Italiano (in Italian), Zanichelli

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French réguler, borrowed from Latin regulare. Doublet of regla.

Verb[edit]

a regula (third-person singular present regulează, past participle regulat1st conj.

  1. to arrange, set in order, put in order
  2. to regulate
  3. to set
  4. (colloquial) to fuck, to screw, to bang (someone)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

regula

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of regulă

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin regula.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rêɡula/
  • Hyphenation: re‧gu‧la

Noun[edit]

rȅgula f (Cyrillic spelling ре̏гула)

  1. (colloquial) rule, regulation, custom, order

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • regula” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /reˈɡula/ [reˈɣ̞u.la]
  • Rhymes: -ula
  • Syllabification: re‧gu‧la

Verb[edit]

regula

  1. inflection of regular:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative