riqueza

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese requeza (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from rico +‎ -eza.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /riˈkeθa̝/, (western) /riˈkesa̝/

Noun[edit]

riqueza f (plural riquezas)

  1. riches; wealth (valuable material possessions)
  2. (uncountable) richness (state or quality of being rich)
    • 1390, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Os Miragres de Santiago. Versión gallega del Códice latino del siglo XII atribuido al papa Calisto I. Madrid: C.S.I.C., page 88:
      largueza cõtra avariçia, et omildade cõtra a soberbea, et castidade cõtra a luxuria, et oraçõ cõtra a entẽçon do [demo], et pobreza cõtra a rriqueza
      generosity versus avarice, and humbleness versus haughtiness, and chastity versus lust, and prayer versus the Devil's design, and poverty versus richness
    Antonym: pobreza

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Rico (rich) +‎ -eza (-ness), from Old Portuguese rico, from Gothic 𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃 (reiks, powerful), from Proto-Germanic *rīkijaz (powerful, rich).

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Noun[edit]

riqueza f (plural riquezas)

  1. (uncountable) riches; wealth (valuable material possessions)
  2. (uncountable) richness (state or quality of being rich)
  3. the wealth of a person, organisation or location collectively
  4. (uncountable) wealth, abundance (great amount)
  5. (uncountable) sumptuousness (quality of what displays wealth)
  6. natural resources

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

rico +‎ -eza

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

riqueza f (plural riquezas)

  1. wealth, affluence, richness
  2. riches (in singular or plural)
  3. mammon (plural)
  4. richness (i.e. quality of being extremely abundant or having high intrinsic value)
  5. resource (raw material used to achieve an objective) (almost always in the plural)

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