recht

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós. Compare German recht, English right, West Frisian rjocht.

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recht (comparative rechter, superlative rechtst)

  1. right (direction)
  2. straight
    in een rechte lijn
    in a straight line

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Noun[edit]

recht n (plural rechten, diminutive rechtje n)

  1. a right, privilege
    Je hebt het recht niet om dat te doen!
    You don't have the right to do that!
  2. justice
    Noemt u dit recht? Ik noem dit onrecht.
    Do you call this justice? I call this injustice.
    Deze kale vloer doet het huis geen recht aan.
    This boring floor doesn't do the house any justice.
  3. jurisprudence, the law
    Het recht omtrent cybercriminaliteit is momenteel nog erg onduidelijk.
    Jurisprudence concerning cybercrime is currently still very unclear.
    Het recht heeft beslist.
    The law has decided.

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  • Afrikaans: reg

Verb[edit]

recht

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of rechten
  2. imperative of rechten

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz (right, straight), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós. Compare Dutch recht, English right, Danish ret, Yiddish רעכט (rekht).

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Adjective[edit]

recht

  1. right (direction).
  2. proper, correct.
  3. true, real.
  4. just, lawful.

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recht

  1. well, right
  2. very
  3. exactly

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *rextos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós.

Noun[edit]

recht m

  1. law
  2. lawfulness, right

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recht m

  1. paroxysm, outburst (of anger, passion, etc.)

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