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. (slang) an abbreviated form of rigor mortis.
    • 2005, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Pashazade, page 4, paragraph 3
      Heat always upped the rate at which rigor gripped a corpse.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rigor m

  1. Apocopic form of rigore

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rigeō (I am rigid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rigor m (genitive rigōris); third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “rigor”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • rigor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • rigor in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 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]

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, rigoris.

Noun[edit]

rigor m (plural rigores)

  1. rigour