Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/rīkiją

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This Proto-Germanic 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-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

*rīks +‎ *-ją.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

*rīkiją n

  1. rulership, government, authority
  2. realm, kingdom

Inflection[edit]

neuter ja-stemDeclension of *rīkiją (neuter ja-stem)
singular plural
nominative *rīkiją *rīkijō
vocative *rīkiją *rīkijō
accusative *rīkiją *rīkijō
genitive *rīkijas, *rīkīs *rīkijǫ̂
dative *rīkijai *rīkijamaz
instrumental *rīkijō *rīkijamiz

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • West Germanic: *rīkī
  • Old Norse: ríki
  • Gothic: 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐌹 (reiki)
  • Estonian: riik (borrowing) (from (Old) Swedish or (Middle) Low German)