See also: rich, Rich, and rích

German edit

Etymology edit

Extracted from names such as Friedrich, ultimately from Old High German rīhhi (“rich”, whence reich). With animals first in Enterich, which is a folk-etymological alteration of Middle High German antreche, equivalent to Ente + the cognate of English drake. Then by analogy Gänserich, and subsequently other forms.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /-ʁɪç/
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Suffix edit

-rich m (genitive -richs or -riches, plural -riche)

  1. suffix to derive masculine nouns, especially for male animals

Derived terms edit