rigor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin rigor (stiffness, rigidity, rigor, cold, harshness), from rigere (to be rigid).

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Noun[edit]

rigor (countable and uncountable, plural rigors)

  1. US spelling of rigour
  2. (physiology, informal) Short for rigor mortis.
    • 2005, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Pashazade, page 4, paragraph 3
      Heat always upped the rate at which rigor gripped a corpse.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin rigōre, rigor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rigor f (plural rigors)

  1. rigour

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rigor m (apocopated)

  1. Apocopic form of rigore

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rigeō (I am rigid) +‎ -or.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rigor m (genitive rigōris); third declension

  1. stiffness, rigidity
  2. rigor, cold, harshness, severity

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rigor rigōrēs
Genitive rigōris rigōrum
Dative rigōrī rigōribus
Accusative rigōrem rigōrēs
Ablative rigōre rigōribus
Vocative rigor rigōrēs

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References[edit]

  • rigor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rigor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rigor 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)
  • rigor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • rigor in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

rigor f (oblique plural rigors, nominative singular rigor, nominative plural rigors)

  1. harshness; severity
  2. stiffness; rigidity

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ʁiˈɡoʁ/, [hiˈɡoh]
    • IPA(key): (São Paulo) /ʁiˈɡoɾ/, [hiˈɡoɾ]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /ʁiˈɡoʁ/, [χiˈɡoχ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ʁiˈɡoɾ/, [ʁiˈɣoɾ]

  • Hyphenation: ri‧gor
  • Rhymes: -oɾ, -oʁ

Noun[edit]

rigor m (plural rigores)

  1. rigour (higher level of difficulty)
  2. rigour (severity or strictness)
  3. rigidity; inflexibility

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rîɡor/
  • Hyphenation: ri‧gor

Noun[edit]

rȉgor m (Cyrillic spelling ри̏гор)

  1. rigour

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rigor (genitive singular rigōris).

Noun[edit]

rigor m (plural rigores)

  1. rigour

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