regia etymology

Latin word regia comes from Proto-Indo-European *rek-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (King, ruler.)

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Detailed word origin of regia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*rek- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₃rḗǵs Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) King, ruler.
*rēgs Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
*rēks Proto-Italic (itc-pro) King.
regis Latin (lat)
regius Latin (lat) Magnificent, splendid, distinguished, worthy of a king.. Of or pertaining to a king; kingly, regal, royal.
regia Latin (lat) A roofed colonnade, portico, hall.. A royal city, capital.. A royal palace, castle, fortress, residence; court; kingship.. The royal tent in a camp.