Imperial vs Empirial what difference

what is difference between Imperial and Empirial

English

Etymology

From Middle English imperial, from Old French imperial, from Latin imperiālis (of the empire or emperor, imperial), from imperium (empire, imperial government) + -ālis, from imperō (command, order), from im- (form of in) + parō (prepare, arrange; intend).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪmˈpɪ.ɹi.əl/

Adjective

imperial (comparative more imperial, superlative most imperial)

  1. Related to an empire, emperor, or empress.
  2. Relating to the British imperial system of measurement.
  3. Very grand or fine.
  4. Of special, superior, or unusual size or excellence.

Synonyms

  • (humorous): in old money

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

Noun

imperial (countable and uncountable, plural imperials)

  1. A bottle of wine (usually Bordeaux) containing 6 liters of fluid, eight times the volume of a standard bottle.
  2. (paper, printing) A writing paper size measuring 30 × 22 inches, or printing paper measuring 32 × 22 inches.
  3. (card games, uncountable) A card game differing from piquet in some minor details, and in having a trump.
  4. (card games, countable) Any of several combinations of cards which score in this game.
  5. A crown imperial.
    • Is all too fettered for the poet’s powers,
      Compelled to crowd his flush and airy flowers
      Like pots of tall imperials, ill at ease.
  6. A tuft of hair on the lower lip (so called from its use by Napoleon III).
    Synonym: royal
  7. A kind of dome, as in Moorish buildings.
  8. (historical) An outside seat on a diligence.
  9. (countable, uncountable) A variety of green tea.

Usage notes

  • A champagne or Burgundy wine bottle with the same volume would be called a Methuselah.

Anagrams

  • Palmieri

Catalan

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin imperiālis.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /im.pə.ɾiˈal/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /im.pe.ɾiˈal/

Adjective

imperial (masculine and feminine plural imperials)

  1. imperial

Derived terms

  • imperialisme
  • imperialista

Related terms

  • emperador
  • imperi

Further reading

  • “imperial” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “imperial” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “imperial” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “imperial” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Galician

Adjective

imperial m or f (plural imperiais)

  1. imperial

Derived terms

  • imperialismo
  • imperialista

Related terms

  • imperio

Further reading

  • “imperial” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • inperial, imperyal, inperyal, imperyall, imperiall, emperiall, empirial

Etymology

Borrowed from Old French imperial, emperial, from Latin imperiālis; equivalent to emperie +‎ -al.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /impɛriˈaːl/, /imˈpɛːrial/, /ɛm-/

Adjective

imperial (plural and weak singular imperiale)

  1. Imperial; related to or being of an empire or its ruler.
  2. Befitting or appropriate for someone of imperial rank; superb.
  3. Unsurpassed, unmatched; lacking an equal or equivalent.

Descendants

  • English: imperial
  • Scots: imperial

References

  • “imperiā̆l, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-03-24.

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin imperiālis.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: im‧pe‧ri‧al

Adjective

imperial m or f (plural imperiais, comparable)

  1. imperial

Derived terms

  • imperialismo
  • imperialista

Related terms

  • império
  • imperador

Noun

imperial f (plural imperiais)

  1. (Portugal, regional) draft beer
    • 2013, Afonso Cruz, Alice Vieira, André Gago, Catarina Fonseca, David Machado, Isabel Stidwell, José Fanha, A misteriosa mulher da ópera, Leya →ISBN, page 155
      «Traga-me mais uma imperial», disse eu ao empregado. Tinha uma praticamente cheia, mas não gosto de ser apanhado desprevenido. O Juvenal julgou que era para ele e agradeceu, eu disse-lhe «nada», e peguei na imperial, passei as …
    Synonyms: (Portugal, regional) fino, (Brazil) chope

Further reading

  • “imperial” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French impérial and Latin imperiālis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌim.pe.riˈal/

Adjective

imperial m or n (feminine singular imperială, masculine plural imperiali, feminine and neuter plural imperiale)

  1. imperial

Declension

Related terms

  • imperialism
  • imperiu
  • împărat

Scots

Adjective

imperial (comparative mair imperial, superlative maist imperial)

  1. imperial

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin imperiālis (of the empire or emperor, imperial), from imperium (empire, imperial government) + -ālis, from imperō (command, order), from im- (form of in) + parō (prepare, arrange; intend).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /impeˈɾjal/, [ĩm.peˈɾjal]

Adjective

imperial (plural imperiales)

  1. imperial

Derived terms

  • cormorán imperial
  • garza imperial
  • imperialismo
  • imperialista
  • manjar imperial

Related terms

  • emperador
  • imperio

Further reading

  • “imperial” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.


Middle English

Adjective

empirial

  1. Alternative form of imperial

Old French

Adjective

empirial m (oblique and nominative feminine singular empiriale)

  1. imperial (of or relating to an empire)

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