riki

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See also: ríki and rīki

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

riki

  1. (nautical) rig

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

riki

  1. rōmaji reading of りき

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rīkiją, itself either a substantivised *rīkijaz (rich, mighty) or a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīgiom (kingdom), from *rīxs (king) (compare Irish ), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king). Cognates include Old English rīċe (English rike, riche), Old Dutch rīki (Dutch rijk), Old Frisian rīke (West Frisian ryk), Old High German rīhhi (German Reich), Old Norse ríki (noun), (Danish rige, Swedish rike (noun)), Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐌹 (reiki, noun). The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin rex.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rīki n

  1. kingdom, empire
  2. power, authority
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, a derivative of *rīks (king, ruler), itself a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king). Compare Old Frisian rīke (West Frisian ryk), Old English rīċe (English rich), Dutch rijk, Old High German rīhhi (German reich), Old Norse ríkr (Danish rig), Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐌴𐌹𐍃 (reikeis).

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Adjective[edit]

rīki (comparative rīkiro, superlative rīkist)

  1. powerful, mighty
  2. rich
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Descendants[edit]
  • Middle Low German: rik
    • Low German: rik