Portuguese

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Etymology

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From regra +‎ -ar, or borrowed from Latin rēgulāre. Cf. also the doublet regular.

Pronunciation

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  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ʁɨˈɡɾaɾ/ [ʁɨˈɣɾaɾ]
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /ʁɨˈɡɾa.ɾi/ [ʁɨˈɣɾa.ɾi]

Verb

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regrar (first-person singular present regro, first-person singular preterite regrei, past participle regrado)

  1. to rule (to mark paper or the like with lines)
    Synonym: pautar
  2. to regulate, to control
    Synonyms: moderar, comedir
    É preciso regrar este fenómeno.
    You have to regulate this phenomenon.

Conjugation

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Derived terms

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