rik

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

rik ‎(plural riks)

  1. Alternative spelling of riq

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

rik

  1. rafsi of rinka.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ríkr, from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, a derivative of *rīks ‎(king, ruler), itself a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

Adjective[edit]

rik ‎(neuter singular rikt, definite singular and plural rike, comparative rikere, indefinite superlative rikest, definite superlative rikeste)

  1. rich (having wealth)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ríkr, from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, a derivative of *rīks ‎(king, ruler), itself a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

Adjective[edit]

rik ‎(neuter singular rikt, definite singular and plural rike, comparative rikare, indefinite superlative rikast, definite superlative rikaste)

  1. rich (having wealth)

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Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Northern Middle English rike, from a conflation of Old English rīce ‎(powerful, mighty, great, possessed of power, of high rank; rich, possessed of wealth; strong, potent) and Old Norse ríkr ‎(powerful, rich); both from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz ‎(kingly, powerful, rich). More at rich.

Adjective[edit]

rik ‎(comparative mair rik, superlative maist rik)

  1. Mighty; great.
  2. Wealthy; well-off; rich.
  3. Valuable.
  4. Costly; splendid.
  5. (of colour) Strong, deep.

Noun[edit]

rik ‎(plural riks)

  1. Those who are rich or powerful; the rich.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Northern Middle English rike, from Old English rīce ‎(power, authority, might, dominion, rule, empire, reign) and Old Norse ríki ‎(kingdom, realm, reign); both from Proto-Germanic *rīkiją ‎(authority, reign, realm, kingdom). More at rich.

Noun[edit]

rik ‎(plural riks)

  1. A kingdom or realm.
  2. The kingdom of heaven.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish rīker, from Old Norse ríkr, from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, a derivative of Proto-Germanic *rīks ‎(king, ruler), itself a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs.

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Adjective[edit]

rik

  1. rich, wealthy
  2. fat, bountiful

Declension[edit]

Inflection of rik
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular rik rikare rikast
Neuter singular rikt rikare rikast
Plural rika rikare rikast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 rike rikare rikaste
All rika rikare rikaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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