ríki

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ríki, from Proto-Germanic *rīkiją, from Proto-Germanic *rīks, an early borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

Noun[edit]

ríki n (genitive singular ríkis, plural ríki)

  1. (independent) state
  2. reign
  3. empire
  4. (biology) kingdom (regnum)
Synonyms[edit]

state

land, státur

reign

vald, ræði, harradømi
Declension[edit]
n25 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ríki ríkið ríki(r) ríkini
Accusative ríki ríkið ríki(r) ríkini
Dative ríki ríkinum ríkjum ríkjunum
Genitive ríkis ríkisins ríkja ríkjanna
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ríkr, from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, from Proto-Germanic *rīks, an early borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

Adjective[edit]

ríki, weak/definite variant of ríkur

  1. rich
Declension[edit]
Weak adjectival inflection of ríkur
Singular (eintal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) ríki ríka ríka
Accusative (hvønnfall) ríka ríku
Dative (hvørjumfall)
Genitive (hvørsfall)
Plural (fleirtal) m f n
Nominative (hvørfall) ríku
Accusative (hvønnfall)
Dative (hvørjumfall)
Genitive (hvørsfall)

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ríki, from Proto-Germanic *rīkiją, from Proto-Germanic *rīks, an early borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ríki n (genitive singular ríkis, nominative plural ríki)

  1. kingdom, realm, empire
  2. a sovereign state (regardless of the form of government)
    Þurrt ríki.
    An alcohol-free state.
  3. state (of the United States)
  4. power, authority
  5. (biology) kingdom (regnum)
  6. (mathematics) category (collection of objects, together with a transitively closed collection of composable arrows between them, such that every object has an identity arrow)

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