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See also: Rico, RICO, and riço

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AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

rico m sg (feminine singular rica, neuter singular rico, masculine and neuter plural ricos, feminine plural rices)

  1. rich

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese rico, from Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃 (reiks, mighty, powerful), from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz.

AdjectiveEdit

rico m (feminine singular rica, masculine plural ricos, feminine plural ricas)

  1. rich (wealthy)
  2. rich (plentiful, abounding, abundant)
  3. tasty, delicious

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese rico (rich), from Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃 (reiks, mighty, powerful), from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz (royal, mighty, powerful), from Proto-Celtic *rīxs (king), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king, ruler).

Cognate with Galician rico, Spanish rico, Catalan ric, Occitan ric and Italian ricco. Compare also English rich and French riche.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rico m (feminine singular rica, masculine plural ricos, feminine plural ricas, comparable)

  1. rich
    Ele é muito rico, mas não é muito feliz.
    He is very rich, but he is not very happy.
  2. luxurious
    O palácio era famoso pela sua rica decoração.
    The palace was famed for its luxurious decoration.
  3. tasty
    Mas que rica sobremesa!
    What a tasty dessert!
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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃 (reiks, mighty, powerful)[1], from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rico (feminine singular rica, masculine plural ricos, feminine plural ricas) (superlative riquísimo)

  1. rich
  2. luxurious
  3. tasty

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Joan Coromines, Breve diccionario etimológico de la lengua castellana, tercera edición 2011, →ISBN

VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz. Compare Italian ricco.

AdjectiveEdit

rico m (feminine singular rica, masculine plural richi, feminine plural riche)

  1. rich