Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/rik'as

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This Proto-Finnic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Finnic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz.

Adjective[edit]

*rik'as

  1. rich, wealthy

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: rikas
  • Finnish: rikas
  • Ingrian: rikas
  • Karelian: rikas
  • Livonian: rikāz
  • Livvi: rikas
  • Võro: rikas
  • Votic: rikaz

Further reading[edit]

  • rikas in Metsmägi, Iris; Sedrik, Meeli; Soosaar, Sven-Erik (2012), Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat, Tallinn: Eesti Keele Instituut, →ISBN