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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rɛi̯k/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯k

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch rike, rijc, from Old Dutch *rīki, from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz (mighty), from *rīks, from Proto-Celtic *rīxs (king), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king).

AdjectiveEdit

rijk (comparative rijker, superlative rijkst)

  1. rich
  2. wealthy
  3. abundant
InflectionEdit
Inflection of rijk
uninflected rijk
inflected rijke
comparative rijker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial rijk rijker het rijkst
het rijkste
indefinite m./f. sing. rijke rijkere rijkste
n. sing. rijk rijker rijkste
plural rijke rijkere rijkste
definite rijke rijkere rijkste
partitive rijks rijkers
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch rike, from Old Dutch rīki, from Proto-Germanic *rīkiją (realm), from Proto-Celtic *rīgiom (kingdom), from *rīxs (king) (compare Irish ), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king).

NounEdit

rijk n (plural rijken, diminutive rijkje n)

  1. realm, kingdom
  2. empire
  3. state
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit