riki

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See also: ríki and rīki

Chuukese[edit]

Verb[edit]

riki

  1. to turn, change direction

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

riki

  1. (nautical) rig

Declension[edit]

Inflection of riki (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative riki rikit
genitive rikin rikien
partitive rikiä rikejä
illative rikiin rikeihin
singular plural
nominative riki rikit
accusative nom.? riki rikit
gen. rikin
genitive rikin rikien
partitive rikiä rikejä
inessive rikissä rikeissä
elative rikistä rikeistä
illative rikiin rikeihin
adessive rikillä rikeillä
ablative rikiltä rikeiltä
allative rikilleˣ rikeilleˣ
essive rikinä rikeinä
translative rikiksi rikeiksi
instructive rikein
abessive rikittä rikeittä
comitative rikeineen

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

riki

  1. rōmaji reading of りき

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rīkiją, itself either a substantivised *rīkijaz (rich, mighty) or a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīgiom (kingdom), from *rīxs (king) (compare Irish ), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king). Cognates include Old English rīċe (English rike, riche), Old Dutch rīki (Dutch rijk), Old Frisian rīke (West Frisian ryk), Old High German rīhhi (German Reich), Old Norse ríki (noun), (Danish rige, Swedish rike (noun)), Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐌹 (reiki, noun). The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin rex.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rīki n

  1. kingdom, empire
  2. power, authority
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz, a derivative of *rīks (king, ruler), itself a borrowing from Proto-Celtic *rīxs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (king). Compare Old Frisian rīke (West Frisian ryk), Old English rīċe (English rich), Dutch rijk, Old High German rīhhi (German reich), Old Norse ríkr (Danish rig), Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐌴𐌹𐍃 (reikeis).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

rīki (comparative rīkiro, superlative rīkist)

  1. powerful, mighty
  2. rich
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Descendants[edit]
  • Middle Low German: rik
    • Low German: rik