regime etymology

English word regime comes from Proto-Indo-European *rek-, Latin -men (Forms neuter nouns of the third declension.)

Detailed word origin of regime

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*rek- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
-men Latin (lat) Forms neuter nouns of the third declension.
*h₃réǵeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be straightening, to be setting upright.
rego Latin (lat) I guide, steer. I oversee, manage. I rule, govern.
regimen Latin (lat) Control, steering. Directing. Rule; governance.
régime French (fra) (dietetics, nutrition) diet. (grammar) regimen. (politics) kind of political system; regimen. (technics) operating mode. Regime.
regime English (eng) (hydrology) A set of characteristics.. A form of government, or the government in power。. A period of rule.. A regulated system; a regimen.. Mode of rule or management.

Words with the same origin as regime

Descendants of *rek-
Descendants of -men
abdomen abomination discrimination omen ominous realm specimen volume