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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ríkr, from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, a derivative of *rīks (king, ruler), itself a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ-

AdjectiveEdit

ríkur (comparative ríkari, superlative ríkastur)

  1. rich

DeclensionEdit

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Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) ríkur rík ríkt
Accusative (hvønnfall) ríkan ríka
Dative (hvørjumfall) ríkum ríkari ríkum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (ríks) (ríkar) (ríks)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) ríkir ríkar rík
Accusative (hvønnfall) ríkar
Dative (hvørjumfall) ríkum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (ríka)

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ríkr, from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, a derivative of *rīks (king, ruler), itself a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ríkur (comparative ríkari, superlative ríkastur)

  1. rich, wealthy
    Mamma mín er rík.
    My mom is rich.
  2. powerful, strong, compelling
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