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See also: -rix, rîx, and Rix

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English rixen, from Old English rīxian, rīcsian (to exercise or have power, rule, bear rule, govern, reign, domineer, dominate, tyrannize, exercise violence, prevail), from Proto-Germanic *rīkisōną (to rule), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ- (chief, king). Cognate with Middle High German richsen (to reign), Lithuanian rikis (knight). More at riche.

VerbEdit

rix (third-person singular simple present rixes, present participle rixing, simple past and past participle rixed)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To reign.

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GaulishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king), from *h₃reǵ-. Compare Latin rēx.

NounEdit

rīx m

  1. king

Derived termsEdit

rix appears in various Gaulish proper names[1]:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “-rik-” in: J. van der Schaar, “Woordenboek van voornamen”, 8. druk, Utrecht 1994, Prisma Woordenboeken, Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, →ISBN

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rix f (pl)

  1. collective plural of rixa