See also: Reich and -reich

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʁaɪç]
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  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯ç

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German rīche, from Old High German rīhhi (rich, mighty), from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, a derivative of *rīks (king, ruler), itself a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs (compare Irish )[1] All from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ- (to rule) from which Latin rēx is derived. See also Reich.

Cognates include Danish rig, Dutch rijk, English rich, Icelandic ríkur and Swedish rik.

AdjectiveEdit

reich (comparative reicher, superlative am reichsten)

  1. rich
    Sie ist sehr reich.She’s very rich.
    Es ist reich an Ballaststoffen.It’s rich in fiber.
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Etymology 2Edit

From reichen.

VerbEdit

reich

  1. Imperative singular of reichen.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2003) A Handbook of Germanic etymology, Leiden & Boston: Brill, page 305

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