ryk

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch rijk.

Noun[edit]

ryk (plural ryke)

  1. realm, nation

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Adjective[edit]

ryk (attributive ryk, comparative ryker, superlative rykste)

  1. rich; wealthy

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ryk (dust, powder), from the verb rjúka (to reek, to smoke).

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Noun[edit]

ryk n

  1. dust

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West Frisian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Frisian rīke, from Proto-Germanic *rīkiją (realm), from Proto-Celtic *rīgiom (kingdom), from *rīxs (king) (compare Irish ), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king). Cognates include Dutch rijk, obsolete English riche, German Reich, Danish rige.

Noun[edit]

ryk n

  1. realm
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Frisian rīke, from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz (mighty), from *rīks, from Proto-Celtic *rīxs (king) (compare Irish ), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king). Cognates include Dutch rijk, German Low German rik, English rich, German reich, Danish rig.

Adjective[edit]

ryk (inflected rike, comparative riker, superlative rikest)

  1. rich