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See also: Rike, rìkè, Ríke, Rĩke, and rikë

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English rike, From Old Norse ríki, from Proto-Germanic *rīkiją, from Proto-Germanic *rīks, an early borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs. Cognate with Dutch rijk, German Reich and Swedish rike (kingdom, realm, land, empire, country).

NounEdit

rike (plural rikes)

  1. (historical) sovereignty, dominion, authority
    • 1820, Arthur Taylor, The Glory of Regality[1] (Coronations), Digitized edition, published 2007, page 5:
      king-rike was in use amongst us so late as the reign of Elizabeth.
  2. (historical) The territory over which authority extends, a kingdom, an earldom, a diocese, district, city, and so forth.
    • 1823, Alexander Murray, David Scot, editor, History of the European Languages[2], Digitized edition, A. Constable & Co., published 2007, page 480:
      RAUMARICAE and RAUGNARICH are the people of the kingdom (RIKE) of RAUMAR and RAUGNAR.
    • 1857, Edward VI (King of England), John Gough Nichols, editor, Literary Remains of King Edward the Sixth[3], Digitized edition, published 2009, page 464:
      The bishop (Tunstal) of Durham was deprived of his bishop-rike.

Etymology 2Edit

Results from the difficulty of pronouncing the phoneme /l/ for L1 speakers of many Far East languages.

VerbEdit

rike (third-person singular simple present rikes, present participle riking, simple past and past participle riked)

  1. (Far East) Eye dialect spelling of like.

AnagramsEdit


FinnishEdit

(index ri)

EtymologyEdit

Derived from the verb rikkoa (to break) +‎ -e.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ri‧ke
  • IPA(key): [ˈrike(ʔ)]

NounEdit

rike

  1. (law) minor offence/offense, misdemeanor, infraction
  2. (sports) foul

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of rike (Kotus type 48/hame, kk-k gradation)
nominative rike rikkeet
genitive rikkeen rikkeiden
rikkeitten
partitive rikettä rikkeitä
illative rikkeeseen rikkeisiin
rikkeihin
singular plural
nominative rike rikkeet
accusative nom. rike rikkeet
gen. rikkeen
genitive rikkeen rikkeiden
rikkeitten
partitive rikettä rikkeitä
inessive rikkeessä rikkeissä
elative rikkeestä rikkeistä
illative rikkeeseen rikkeisiin
rikkeihin
adessive rikkeellä rikkeillä
ablative rikkeeltä rikkeiltä
allative rikkeelle rikkeille
essive rikkeenä rikkeinä
translative rikkeeksi rikkeiksi
instructive rikkein
abessive rikkeettä rikkeittä
comitative rikkeineen

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Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch rīki, from Proto-Germanic *rīkiją.

NounEdit

rike n

  1. lordship, dominion
  2. realm
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Dutch rīki, from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz.

AdjectiveEdit

rike

  1. powerful, mighty
  2. important
  3. rich
InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • rike (III)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • rike (IV)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • rike (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • rike (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ríki, from Proto-Germanic *rīkiją, from Proto-Germanic *rīks, an early borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs. Cognate with Dutch rijk and German Reich.

NounEdit

rike

  1. sovereignty, dominion, authority
  2. kingdom, earldom
    For al þis rike A ded knyght wald I noght strike.Seven Sages, a1425

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

rike

  1. definite singular of rik
  2. plural form of rik

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse ríki

NounEdit

rike n (definite singular riket, indefinite plural riker, definite plural rika or rikene)

  1. an empire
  2. a realm
  3. a kingdom (see also kongerike)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

rike

  1. definite singular of rik
  2. plural form of rik

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse ríki

NounEdit

rike n (definite singular riket, indefinite plural rike, definite plural rika)

  1. an empire
  2. a realm
  3. a kingdom (see also kongerike)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ríki, from Proto-Germanic *rīkiją, from Proto-Germanic *rīks, an early borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs. Cognate with Dutch rijk and German Reich.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rike

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of rik.

NounEdit

rike n

  1. a realm, kingdom, empire, nation
    De båda rikena skola hafwa twå gemensamma huvudmynt.
    The two kingdoms shall have two common main currencies. (Sweden and Norway, two realms united under one king, 1814-1905)
  2. a kingdom (animal, plant) of biological classification

DeclensionEdit

Declension of rike 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rike riket riken rikena
Genitive rikes rikets rikens rikenas

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