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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An onomatopoeia.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈriː]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -riː

Verb[edit]

  1. (intransitive, literary, folksy) to weep
    Synonym: sír
  2. (transitive, literary, folksy) to say something while weeping

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish , from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 m (genitive singular , nominative plural ríthe)

  1. king (male monarch)
  2. king (chess; cards; checkers/draughts)

Declension[edit]

  • Superseded spelling of genitive singular: ríogh
  • Superseded spelling of dative singular: rígh
  • Alternative nominative plural: ríogha
  • Alternative genitive plural: ríogh

Coordinate terms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Ryan (name)

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Irish · fir fichille (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
banríon caiseal easpag ridire ceithearnach, fichillín

Further reading[edit]


Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish , from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king), which is derived from *h₃reǵ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 m (genitive ríg, nominative plural ríg)

  1. king
    • c. 1000, The Tale of Mac Da Thó's Pig, section 1, published in Irische Teste, vol. 1 (1880), edited by Ernst Windisch:
      Boí amra for Laignib, .i. Mac Dathó a ainm.
      There was a wonderful king over the Leinstermen; Mac Dathó was his name.

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king), which is derived from *h₃reǵ-. Cognates include Sanskrit राज् (rāj, king), राजन् (rājan), and Latin rēx (king).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 m (genitive ríg, nominative plural ríg)

  1. king
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 85d7
      amtis forbristi ind ríg, glosses principibus oppressis

Declension[edit]

Masculine g-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative rígL ríg
Vocative rígL ríga
Accusative rígN rígL ríga
Genitive ríg ríg rígN
Dative rígL rígaib rígaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

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