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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, a derivative of *rīks (king, ruler), itself a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs. Compare Old English rīċe, Old Saxon rīki, Old High German rīhhi, Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃 (reiks). See also the related term ríki.

AdjectiveEdit

ríkr

  1. rich

DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian: rik (Bokmål), rik (Nynorsk)
  • Swedish: rik