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English

From Anglo-Norman regent, Middle French regent, and their source, Latin regēns (ruling; ruler, governor, prince), present participle of regō (I govern, I steer).

Dutch

From Middle Dutch regent, from Middle French regent, from Old French regent, from Latin regēns.

Middle French

From Old French regent, see below.

Norwegian Bokmål

From Latin regens

Norwegian Nynorsk

From Latin regens

Old French

From Latin regēns (ruling, as a noun, a ruler, governor, prince); present participle of regō (I govern, I steer).