riht-

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From riht, reht "right, correct"

Prefix[edit]

riht-

  1. right; rightly
    rihthand "right hand"
    rihtġescēad "right decision, right understanding, good reason"
    rihtġehātan "to swear, pledge oneself"
  2. just; lawful, rightful; duly, proper
    rihtæþelcwēn "lawful wife"
    rihthlāford "rightful lord"
    rihtġefremed "rightly constituted, orthodox, catholic"
  3. proper; true, genuine
    rihtcynn "of genuine stock"