regio

See also: régio and régió

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regio ‎(plural regiones)

  1. (astronomy, geology) A term used in planetary geology for large areas of a planet or moon that are strongly differentiated in colour or albedo.

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Borrowing from Latin regio

NounEdit

regio f ‎(plural regio's or regionen, diminutive regiootje n)

  1. region

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PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: rè‧gio

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regio m ‎(feminine singular regia, masculine plural regi, feminine plural regie)

  1. royal

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From regō.

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regiō f ‎(genitive regiōnis); third declension

  1. direction, line
  2. boundary line, boundary
  3. region, district, province
  4. (figuratively) sphere, department

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative regiō regiōnēs
genitive regiōnis regiōnum
dative regiōnī regiōnibus
accusative regiōnem regiōnēs
ablative regiōne regiōnibus
vocative regiō regiōnēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • regio” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • regio” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • an inland region; the interior: terra (regio) mediterranea
    • in a straight line: recta (regione, via); in directum
    • geography: terrarum or regionum descriptio (geographia)
    • geographical knowledge: regionum terrestrium aut maritimarum scientia
    • to entertain, regale a person: accipere aliquem (bene, copiose, laute, eleganter, regio apparatu, apparatis epulis)
    • to reconnoitre the ground: loca, regiones, loci naturam explorare
  • regio” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

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AdjectiveEdit

regio m ‎(feminine singular regia, masculine plural regios, feminine plural regias)

  1. royal
  2. (Argentina, Chile, Ecuador) stupendous
  3. (Mexico) Monterreyan, born in Monterrey, short form of regiomontano

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