reialme

CatalanEdit

NounEdit

reialme m (plural reialmes)

  1. kingdom
    Synonym: regne

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably derived by confusion between Old Occitan reial and Latin regimen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /reˈjalme/
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NounEdit

reialme m (plural reialmes)

  1. (Languedoc) kingdom

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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From reial (royal), although the -me ending is unexplained. Perhaps influenced by a derivative of Latin regimen; cf. the form reaume. A Vulgar Latin *regalimen has been postulated. More likely an alteration of the form reiame, reaume with influence from reial.

NounEdit

reialme m (oblique plural reialmes, nominative singular reialmes, nominative plural reialme)

  1. kingdom

DescendantsEdit

  • English: realm
  • French: royaume