Appendix:Proto-Germanic/rīks

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An early borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*rīks m

  1. king, ruler

Declension[edit]


Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

This word is not directly attested in other languages, but survives in many personal names ending with -ric.