Via some other European language) (probably German; compare Register), from Medieval Latin registrum, from Late Latin regesta (list, items recorded), from Latin regerō (I record, carry back), from re- + gerō (I carry, bear).


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reģistrs m (1st declension)

  1. register (list, usually official, containing, e.g., names of people, property, events)
    darbinieku reģistrsemployee register
    vietvārdu reģistrsgeographical names register
    bibliogrāfisks reģistrsbibliographical register
    grāmatā izmantoto avotu reģistrsregister (= index) of sources mentioned in the book
  2. register (a specific form or book for registering something)
    grāmatvedības reģistrsaccounting record
    tabulveida reģistrstabular record
    saņemto dokumentu reģistrsrecord of received documents
    nosūtīto dokumentu reģistrsrecord of sent documents
  3. (music) register (range (of voice, musical instrument, etc.) with fixed height, timbre, intensity)
    zema, augsta reģistra balsslow-, high-register voice
  4. (music) register (different settings for height, timbre, or intensity in a musical instrument)
    akordeons ar pieciem reģistrieman accordion with five registers
  5. (computing) register (a memory element in a computer used for temporary data storage)


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