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See also: ri, RI, R.I., ri-, , and

Hungarian[edit]

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  1. (poetic, archaic) weep

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • rígh (dative singular; obsolete)
  • ríogh (genitive singular; obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish , from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king).

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m (genitive , nominative plural ríthe)

  1. (nobility, chess) king

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  • English: Ryan (name)

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king), which is derived from *h₃reǵ-. Cognates include Sanskrit राज् (rāj, king), राजन् (rājan), and Latin rēx (king).

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 m (velar stem, genitive singular ríg, nominative plural ríg)

  1. king
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 85d7
      amtis forbristi ind ríg, glosses principibus oppressis

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References[edit]

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]