ryche etymology

Middle English word ryche comes from Proto-Indo-European *rog-, Proto-Indo-European *(o)reǵ-, Proto-Germanic - ją, and later Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (King, ruler.)

Detailed word origin of ryche

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*rog- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*(o)reǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to straighten, direct
- ją Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*rig Proto-Celtic (cel-pro)
*h₃rḗǵs Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) King, ruler.
*rīgos Proto-Celtic (cel-pro)
*rix Gaulish (cel-gau)
*rīxs Proto-Celtic (cel-pro) King.
*rīgyo- Proto-Celtic (cel-pro)
*rīgiom Proto-Celtic (cel-pro)
*rīkijaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Kingly, royal, noble. Mighty, powerful. Rich.
rice Old English (ang) Kingdom, empire. Power, authority, dominion Powerful, mighty; rich.
*rīkī Frankish (frk) Rich.
*riki Frankish (frk)
*rīki Frankish (frk)
rīce Old English (ang)
*ricius Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
riche Old French (fro) Rich (possessing wealth).
rīċe Old English (ang)
ryche Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as ryche

Descendants of *rog-
Descendants of *(o)reǵ-
-ricke archebischopric byschopryke kineric kingrike rich riche rike rixen rixien rixlien