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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

rik (plural riks)

  1. Alternative spelling of riq

AnagramsEdit


North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian rīke, from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz (mighty), from *rīks, from Proto-Celtic *rīxs (king) (compare Irish ), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king).

AdjectiveEdit

rik

  1. (Mooring) rich

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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.

AdjectiveEdit

rik (neuter singular rikt, definite singular and plural rike, comparative rikere, indefinite superlative rikest, definite superlative rikeste)

  1. rich (having wealth)

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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. Akin to English rich.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rik (neuter singular rikt, definite singular and plural rike, comparative rikare, indefinite superlative rikast, definite superlative rikaste)

  1. rich (having wealth, or more generally, much of something)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


ScotsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Northern Middle English rike, from a conflation of Old English rīce (powerful, mighty, great, possessed of power, of high rank; rich, possessed of wealth; strong, potent) and Old Norse ríkr (powerful, rich); both from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz (kingly, powerful, rich). More at rich.

AdjectiveEdit

rik (comparative mair rik, superlative maist rik)

  1. Mighty; great.
  2. Wealthy; well-off; rich.
  3. Valuable.
  4. Costly; splendid.
  5. (of colour) Strong, deep.

NounEdit

rik (plural riks)

  1. Those who are rich or powerful; the rich.

Etymology 2Edit

From Northern Middle English rike, from Old English rīce (power, authority, might, dominion, rule, empire, reign) and Old Norse ríki (kingdom, realm, reign); both from Proto-Germanic *rīkiją (authority, reign, realm, kingdom). More at rich.

NounEdit

rik (plural riks)

  1. A kingdom or realm.
  2. The kingdom of heaven.

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rik

  1. rich, wealthy
  2. fat, bountiful

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of rik
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular rik rikare rikast
Neuter singular rikt rikare rikast
Plural rika rikare rikast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 rike rikare rikaste
All rika rikare rikaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Finnish rikki.

NounEdit

rik

  1. sulfur

West FlemishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ricke, variant of rugge, from Old Dutch ruggi, from Proto-Germanic *hrugjaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rik m

  1. back

Alternative formsEdit