16:47 Sep 8, 2000
Icelandic to English translations [PRO]
Icelandic 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

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5 +1not Icelandic
Keneva Kunz
naSee below.
Sven Petersson



233 days
See below.

I think the language is is Kiswahili. I found the word in the Kiswahili bible translation. Suggest you repost your question.

    Kiswahili bible translation.
Sven Petersson
Local time: 10:34
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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390 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
not Icelandic

Does not even resemble any Icelandic words I can think of. Sven Petterson's suggestion sounds definitely possible

Keneva Kunz
Local time: 09:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in IcelandicIcelandic

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agree  Anna Bittner
816 days
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