rico

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See also: Rico, RICO, and riço

Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

rico m sg (feminine singular rica, masculine plural ricos, feminine plural ricas)

  1. rich

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Asturian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rico

  1. neuter of ricu

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese rico, probably from Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃 (reiks, mighty, powerful), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rico m (feminine singular rica, masculine plural ricos, feminine plural ricas)

  1. (archaic) powerful, noble
  2. rich, wealthy (wealthy)
    Ben pode dicir que é rico o que ten bos amigos. (proverb)Rightly can a person says is rich when having good friends.
  3. rich (plentiful, abounding, abundant)
    Synonym: ricaz
  4. tasty, delicious

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Noun[edit]

rico m (plural ricos, feminine rica, feminine plural ricas)

  1. a rich person
    A rico non debas e a probe non prometas (proverb)Don't owe to a wealthy, don't made promises to a poor man

References[edit]

  • rico” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • rico” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • rico” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • rico” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • rico” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ryco (obsolete, humorous)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese rico (rich), from Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃 (reiks, mighty, powerful), from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz (royal, mighty, powerful), from Proto-Celtic *rīxs (king), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king, ruler).

Cognate with Galician rico, Spanish rico, Catalan ric, Occitan ric and Italian ricco. Compare also English rich and French riche.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil including São Paulo) /ˈʁi.ku/, [ˈhi.ku]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /ˈʁi.ku/, [ˈχi.ku]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈʁi.ku/, [ˈʁi.ku]

  • Hyphenation: ri‧co
  • Rhymes: -iku

Adjective[edit]

rico m (feminine singular rica, masculine plural ricos, feminine plural ricas, comparable)

  1. rich
    Ele é muito rico, mas não é muito feliz.
    He is very rich, but he is not very happy.
    Synonyms: abastado, bem de vida, zilionário, milionário
  2. luxurious
    O palácio era famoso pela sua rica decoração.
    The palace was famed for its luxurious decoration.
  3. tasty
    Mas que rica sobremesa!
    What a tasty dessert!
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish rico, borrowed from Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃 (reiks, mighty, powerful)[1], from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rico (feminine rica, masculine plural ricos, feminine plural ricas)

  1. rich (having a lot of money and possessions)
    Antonym: pobre
  2. luxurious
    Synonym: lujoso
  3. tasty, yummy
    Synonym: sabroso

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan (2011) Breve diccionario etimológico de la lengua castellana [Brief etymological dictionary of the Spanish language] (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

Tetelcingo Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish rico.

Adjective[edit]

rico (plural ricojte)

  1. rich

References[edit]

  • Brewer, Forrest; Brewer, Jean G. (1962) Vocabulario mexicano de Tetelcingo, Morelos: Castellano-mexicano, mexicano-castellano (Serie de vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 8)‎[1] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: El Instituto Lingüístico de Verano en coordinación con la Secretaría de Educación Pública a través de la Dirección General de Internados de Enseñanza Primaria y Educación Indígena, published 1971, pages 88, 220

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz. Compare Italian ricco.

Adjective[edit]

rico m (feminine singular rica, masculine plural richi, feminine plural riche)

  1. rich