π‚πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΊπƒ

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Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rΔ«ks, from Proto-Celtic *rΔ«xs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rαΈ—Η΅s.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

π‚πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΊπƒ β€’ (reiksm

  1. ruler, lord

Usage notes[edit]

A common element in Gothic given names, where it often manifests in anglicisation as a -ric suffix; e.g. Theodoric, Alaric.

Declension[edit]

The declension of this noun is irregular. No accusative or vocative forms are attested, and the conjectures given here (assuming a consonant stem paradigm) are far from certain.

Masculine mixed consonant/a-stem
Singular Plural
Nominative π‚πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΊπƒ
reiks
π‚πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΊπƒ
reiks
Vocative *π‚πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΊ
*reik
*π‚πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΊπƒ
*reiks
Accusative *π‚πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΊ
*reik
*π‚πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΊπƒ
*reiks
Genitive π‚πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΊπŒΉπƒ
reikis
π‚πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΊπŒ΄
reikΔ“
Dative π‚πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΊ
reik
π‚πŒ΄πŒΉπŒΊπŒ°πŒΌ
reikam

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