rix

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See also: -rix, rîx, and Rix

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English rixen, from Old English rīxian, rīcsian (to exercise or have power, rule, bear rule, govern, reign, domineer, dominate, tyrannize, exercise violence, prevail), from Proto-West Germanic *rīkisōn (to rule), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ- (chief, king). Cognate with Middle High German richsen (to reign), Lithuanian rikis (knight). More at riche.

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rix (third-person singular simple present rixes, present participle rixing, simple past and past participle rixed)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To reign.

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رِيش(rīš).

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Noun[edit]

rix m (collective, singulative rixa, paucal rixiet)

  1. feathers; plumage