See also: regal, regał, regál, and régal

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʁeˈɡaːl/
  • Rhymes: -aːl
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Etymology 1Edit

 
Bücherregale

Of unknown origin. Perhaps derived from Middle Low German riōle or reōle ("rack, frame, ditch").[1] Compare Dutch regel. In the 18th and 19th centuries, the form Regal existed alongside the form Real.

NounEdit

Regal n (genitive Regales, plural Regale)

  1. shelf, rack, bookcase
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin regalia.

NounEdit

Regal n (genitive Regales, plural Regalien)

  1. a right/privilege of a sovereign state or ruler; (in the plural) regalia
    Wichtige Regalien waren das Recht auf Besetzung der Bischofsämter und das Recht zur Erbauung von Pfalzen.
    Important privileges were the right of appointing the bishops, and the right to the building of palaces.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "reōle", koeblergerhard.de

Further readingEdit

  • Regal” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Regal in Duden online