Last modified on 26 May 2014, at 18:54
See also: ríki and rīki

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

riki

  1. (nautical) rig

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

riki

  1. rōmaji reading of りき

Old SaxonEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *rīkiją, itself either a substantivised *rīkijaz (rich, mighty) or a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīgiom (kingdom), from *rīxs (king) (compare Irish ), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king). Cognates include Old English rīċe (English rike, riche), Old Dutch rīki (Dutch rijk), Old Frisian rīke (West Frisian ryk), Old High German rīhhi (German Reich), Old Norse ríki noun, (Danish rige, Swedish rike noun), Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐌹 (reiki) noun. The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin rex.

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NounEdit

rīki n

  1. kingdom, empire
  2. power, authority
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, a derivative of *rīks (king, ruler), itself a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king). Compare Old Frisian rīke (West Frisian ryk), Old English rīċe (English rich), Dutch rijk, Old High German rīhhi (German reich), Old Norse ríkr (Danish rig), Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐌴𐌹𐍃 (reikeis).

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AdjectiveEdit

rīki (comparative rīkiro, superlative rīkist)

  1. powerful, mighty
  2. rich
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DescendantsEdit
  • Middle Low German: rik
    • Low German: rik