Dictionary noun *reig- reichen Reichweite


the reach, the range
(in the sense of "how far/wide can something reach". Works for radio stations as well as for guns or Youtube ads.)
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Word of the Day - "reichen"

A thorough look at the meaning and grammar of "reichen" and what "handing" has to do with "being enough" and "areas".


reichen, ausreichen, erreichen, der Bereich, hinreichend, ausreichend

Word Family

Root: *reig-

The core idea of this root was:

stretching out, reaching out, stiffening

A good mental image is reaching out the arm.

It’s the origin of reach and reichen as well as the words rigor and rigid.

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