Old High German edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-West Germanic *rīkī (kingdom, realm).

Adjective edit

rīhhi

  1. rich
Descendants edit
  • Middle High German: rīche
    • Alemannic German: riich
    • Central Franconian: rich, riech, reich
    • German: reich
    • Yiddish: ⁧רײַך(raykh)
  • Italian: ricco
  • Sicilian: riccu

Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-West Germanic *rīkī (mighty, rich).

Noun edit

rīhhi n

  1. empire, kingdom, realm
Declension edit
Descendants edit

References edit

  1. Joseph Wright, 'An Old High German Primer, Second Edition'
  2. Köbler, Gerhard, Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014