This Proto-Indo-European entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.




  1. to straighten, to right oneself
  2. right
  3. just

Derived termsEdit

  • *h₃réǵ-e-ti (thematic root present)
  • *h₃reǵ-o-nos
    • Proto-Germanic: *rekanaz
      • Proto-Germanic: *rekanōną (to count, to calculate) (see there for further descendants)
  • *h₃róǵ-e-ti
  • *h₃roǵ-eh₂ye-ti
  • *h₃r̥-ne-ǵ-ti ~ *h₃r̥-n-ǵ-énti (nasal-infix present)
  • *h₃roǵ-éye-ti (causative)
  • *h₃rḗǵ-r- (order)
  • *h₃rḗǵ-s (king)
  • *h₃reǵ-tó-s (straightened, right)
  • *h₃réǵ-tus
    • Proto-Celtic: *rextus (see there for further descendants)
  • *h₃r̥ǵ-ú-s ~ *h₃r̥ǵ-éw-s
    • Proto-Indo-Iranian: *Hr̥ȷ́úš (see there for further descendants)
  • *h₃roǵ-o-s
  • *h₃roǵ-yó-s
  • *h₃reǵ-dʰl-eh₂
    • Proto-Italic:
      • Latin: rēgula (see there for further descendants)
  • *h₃reǵ-mn̥
    • Proto-Italic:
      • Latin: regimen (with epenthetic -i-) (see there for further descendants)
  • Unsorted formations:


  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN