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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ríki, from Proto-Germanic *rīkiją, from Proto-Germanic *rīks, an early borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

NounEdit

ríki n (genitive singular ríkis, plural ríki)

  1. (independent) state
  2. reign
  3. empire
  4. (biology) kingdom (regnum)
DeclensionEdit
n25 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ríki ríkið ríki(r) ríkini
Accusative ríki ríkið ríki(r) ríkini
Dative ríki ríkinum ríkjum ríkjunum
Genitive ríkis ríkisins ríkja ríkjanna
SynonymsEdit

state

land, státur

reign

vald, ræði, harradømi
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse ríkr, from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, from Proto-Germanic *rīks, an early borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

AdjectiveEdit

ríki, weak/definite variant of ríkur

  1. rich
DeclensionEdit
Weak adjectival inflection of ríkur
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) ríki ríka ríka
Accusative (hvønnfall) ríka ríku
Dative (hvørjumfall)
Genitive (hvørsfall)
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) ríku
Accusative (hvønnfall)
Dative (hvørjumfall)
Genitive (hvørsfall)

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ríki, from Proto-Germanic *rīkiją, from Proto-Germanic *rīks, an early borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ríki n (genitive singular ríkis, nominative plural ríki)

  1. kingdom, realm, empire
  2. a sovereign state (regardless of the form of government)
    Þurrt ríki.
    An alcohol-free state.
  3. state (of the United States)
  4. power, authority
  5. (biology) kingdom (regnum)
  6. (mathematics) category (collection of objects, together with a transitively closed collection of composable arrows between them, such that every object has an identity arrow)

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *rīkiją.

NounEdit

ríki n (genitive ríkis)

  1. realm

DeclensionEdit