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16:42 Sep 8, 2000
Greek to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - History
Greek term or phrase: Riake
I DON'T KNOW THE LANGUAGE this word comes from and it may be old or the name of an old or fictional city. I would like to find out whatever background is available on it.
Kevin Hathaway
English translation:see below
Explanation:
It's the name (the meaning is "Quickly") of an imaginary city. To read more about Riake and its inhabitants, see the URL below.
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Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 19:09
Grading comment
Thank you for looking into this for me.
Regards,
Kevin H
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Summary of answers provided
na +1see below
Laura Gentili
nasmall stream, brooktkouloum
naBrook, creek, streamletEvdoxia R.
nasmall streamAnita Sullivan


  

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2 hrs
small stream


Explanation:
The closest equivalent in Greek would
be the word "riaki" (ρύαξ or ρυάκι)
which means small stream or rivulet.
This is Modern Greek, however, and the word you are wanting to translate may
be ancient Greek, if it's Greek at all.

Anita Sullivan
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6 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
see below


Explanation:
It's the name (the meaning is "Quickly") of an imaginary city. To read more about Riake and its inhabitants, see the URL below.


    Reference: http://www.xenith.net/headquarters/riake.html
Laura Gentili
Italy
Local time: 19:09
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you for looking into this for me.
Regards,
Kevin H

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7 hrs
Brook, creek, streamlet


Explanation:
It is a Greek word "ρυάκι" and comes from the ancient Greek word "ρυαξ". It means the little stream of water which flows usually to a big river.


    MEIZON Dictionary of Tegopoulos-Fytrakis
Evdoxia R.
Greece
Local time: 20:09
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
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17 hrs
small stream, brook


Explanation:
If the word is spelled ρυάκι then it means small stream, brook

tkouloum
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