regal

  • 41Regal — 1Re|gal das; s, e Herkunft ungeklärt, vielleicht über fr. rigole »Rinne« aus mlat. rigulus, Verkleinerungsform von riga »Graben, Reihe«>: 1. [Bücher , Waren]gestell mit Fächern; vgl. 1↑Real. 2. Schriftkastengestell (Druckw.) Regal …

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  • 42regal — [[t]ri͟ːg(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe something as regal, you mean that it is suitable for a king or queen, because it is very impressive or beautiful. He sat with such regal dignity... Never has she looked more regal. Derived words:… …

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  • 43regal — re|gal [ˈri:gəl] adj formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin regalis, from rex king ] typical of a king or queen, suitable for a king or queen, or similar to a king or queen in behaviour, looks etc ▪ a ceremony of regal splendour ▪… …

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  • 44regal — re|gal [ rigl ] adjective typical of or appropriate for a king or queen: regal powers a regal bearing ╾ re|gal|ly adverb …

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  • 45regal — [14] Regal and royal are doublets: that is to say, they come from the same ultimate source, but have diverged over the centuries. This source was rēgālis, a derivative of Latin rēx ‘king’. This came from Indo European *rēg , which also produced… …

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  • 46regal — m I, D. u hist. «prawo, przywilej przysługujące wyłącznie panującemu (np. prawo bicia monety, wydobywania kruszców)» Regal królewski, książęcy. Regal solny, górniczy, menniczy. ‹z łac.› …

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  • 47regal — adjective formal typical of a king or queen and therefore usually impressive: a regal manner | a ceremony of regal splendour regally adverb: She held out her hand regally …

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  • 48regal — adjective 1) a regal feast See splendid 1) 2) his regal forebears Syn: royal, kingly, queenly, princely …

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  • 49regal — adjective 1) a regal feast See: splendid 1) 2) his regal forebears Syn: royal, kingly, queenly, princely, majestic …

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  • 50regal — UK [ˈriːɡ(ə)l] / US [ˈrɪɡ(ə)l] adjective typical of or suitable for a king or queen regal powers a regal bearing Derived word: regally adverb …

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  • 51Regal — das Regal, e (Grundstufe) Möbelstück mit Fächern für Bücher o. Ä. Beispiel: In den Regalen gibt es keinen Platz mehr. Kollokation: Bücher aufs Regal stellen …

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  • 52Regal — das Regal, e Das Buch steht im Regal oben rechts …

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  • 53regal — [14] Regal and royal are doublets: that is to say, they come from the same ultimate source, but have diverged over the centuries. This source was rēgālis, a derivative of Latin rēx ‘king’. This came from Indo European *rēg , which also produced… …

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  • 54regal — See kingly. See kingly, royal, regal …

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  • 55regal — adj. Regal is used with these nouns: ↑splendour …

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  • 56Regal — [Bücher]bord, Bücherwand, Gestell, Rack, Stellage; (südd., schweiz.): Schaft; (veraltend): Etagere. * * * Regal,das:Bücherregal+Gestell·Stellage;Etagere(veraltend);auch⇨Wandbrett RegalBücherregal,Bord,Bücherbord,Gestell,Büchergestell,Warengestell …

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  • 57Regal — Re|gal1 〈n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: e〉 1. Gestell mit Fächern (für Bücher od. Waren); BücherRegal 2. kleine, tragbare Orgel nur mit Zungenpfeifen u. leicht schnarrendem Ton 3. 〈Typ.〉 Gestell für Setzkästen [Etym.: <nddt. rijol, riole »Bretterfach für… …

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  • 58regal — I. /ˈrigəl / (say reeguhl) adjective 1. of or relating to a king or queen; royal: the regal power. 2. befitting or resembling a king or queen. 3. stately; splendid. 4. tall, dignified, and elegant. {Middle English, from Latin rēgālis} –regally,… …

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  • 59regal — adj. 1 royal; of or by a monarch or monarchs. 2 fit for a monarch; magnificent. Derivatives: regally adv. Etymology: ME f. OF regal or L regalis f. rex regis king …

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  • 60regal — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Latin; Anglo French, from Latin regalis more at royal Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or suitable for a king 2. of notable excellence or magnificence ; splendid • regality noun •… …

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