regeren etymology

Dutch word regeren comes from Proto-Indo-European *rek-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₃réǵeti (To be straightening, to be setting upright.)

Detailed word origin of regeren

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*rek- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₃réǵeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be straightening, to be setting upright.
regere Latin (lat)
regeren Middle Dutch (dum)
regeren Dutch (nld) (transitive, archaic) to control, to conduct, to direct, to govern. (transitive, intransitive) to rule, reign, govern.

Words with the same origin as regeren

Descendants of *rek-
regenboog regendruppel