Turkish pronunciation rayf
Etymology [ 'rIf ] (adjective.) 12th century. From Middle English, from Old English rīfe, rȳfe (“rife, abundant, frequent”), from Proto-Germanic *rīfjaz, *rēfaz (“generous”), from Proto-Indo-European *rēip-, *rēib- (“motley”). Cognate with West Frisian rju (“rife, much”), Low Saxon rive (“abundant, munificent”), Dutch rijf (“abundant, copious”), Norwegian riv (“rife”), Icelandic rífr (“rife, munificent”), Icelandic reifa (“to bestow”).