rikki

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *rikki. Ultimate origin uncertain. Cognates include Ingrian rikki, Karelian rikki, Ludian rik (sulfur, earwax), Veps rik (sulfur, rheum) and Votic rittši. Germanic loan origin has been suggested (compare German Dreck), as well as indigenous derivation as rikka +‎ -i.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrikːi/, [ˈrikːi]
  • Rhymes: -ikːi
  • Syllabification: rik‧ki

Noun[edit]

rikki

  1. sulfur, sulphur
Declension[edit]
Inflection of rikki (Kotus type 5/risti, kk-k gradation)
nominative rikki rikit
genitive rikin rikkien
partitive rikkiä rikkejä
illative rikkiin rikkeihin
singular plural
nominative rikki rikit
accusative nom. rikki rikit
gen. rikin
genitive rikin rikkien
partitive rikkiä rikkejä
inessive rikissä rikeissä
elative rikistä rikeistä
illative rikkiin rikkeihin
adessive rikillä rikeillä
ablative rikiltä rikeiltä
allative rikille rikeille
essive rikkinä rikkeinä
translative rikiksi rikeiksi
instructive rikein
abessive rikittä rikeittä
comitative rikkeineen
Possessive forms of rikki (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person rikkini rikkimme
2nd person rikkisi rikkinne
3rd person rikkinsä
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

rikk- +‎ -i; the root is shared with rikkoa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrikːi/, [ˈrikːi]
  • IPA(key): /ˈrikːiˣ/, [ˈrikːi(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ikːi
  • Syllabification: rik‧ki

Adverb[edit]

rikki

  1. broken
Derived terms[edit]