Rike vs Wike - What's the difference?

rike | wike |


As nouns the difference between rike and wike

is that rike is duckling, duck while wike is (obsolete|uk|dialect) a home; a dwelling.

rike

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • (historical) sovereignty, dominion, authority
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1820 , year_published=2007 , edition=Digitized , author=Arthur Taylor , title=The Glory of Regality citation , genre=Coronations , page=5 , passage=king-rike was in use amongst us so late as the reign of Elizabeth. }}
  • (historical) The territory over which authority extends, a kingdom, an earldom, a diocese, district, city, and so forth.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1823 , year_published=2007 , edition=Digitized , editor=David Scot , author=Alexander Murray , title=History of the European Languages citation , publisher=A. Constable & Co. , page=480 , passage=RAUMARICAE and RAUGNARICH are the people of the kingdom (RIKE ) of RAUMAR and RAUGNAR. }}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1857 , year_published=2009 , edition=Digitized , editor=John Gough Nichols , author=Edward VI (King of England) , title=Literary Remains of King Edward the Sixth citation , page=464 , passage=The bishop (Tunstal) of Durham was deprived of his bishop-rike . }}

    Etymology 2

    From the as a result of the difficulty of pronouncing the letter 'L' in many oriental languages.

    Verb

  • (Oriental)
  • Anagrams

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    wike

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete, UK, dialect) A home; a dwelling.
  • A temporary mark or boundary, such as a tree bough set up in marking out or dividing anything, such as tithes, swaths to be mowed in shared ground, etc.
  • (Webster 1913) ----