regiune etymology

Romanian word regiune comes from Latin -ionem, Proto-Indo-European *rek-, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₃réǵeti (To be straightening, to be setting upright.)

Detailed word origin of regiune

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ionem Latin (lat)
*rek- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*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.
regionis Latin (lat)
region Middle French (frm) Region (area, district, etc.).
région French (fra) A political subdivision of France and some other Francophone countries, bigger than a département. Region; area.
regiune Romanian (ron) Region, part.