право

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Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *pravo, a nominalization of прав (prav, right, straight) +‎ (-o). Ultimately a calque of German Recht and French droit. See Russian пра́во (právo) for more information.

Noun[edit]

пра́во (právon (related adjective пра́вен or пра́вов)

  1. law (as a specialty)
    семе́йно пра́воseméjno právofamily law
  2. right
    пра́во на гласprávo na glasright to vote
    гра́ждански права́gráždanski pravácivil rights
  3. authorization, permit
  4. (plural only) license
    шофьо́рски права́šofjórski pravádriver's license
  5. (economics) option
  6. (colloquial) justice
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

прав (prav) +‎ (-o)

Adverb[edit]

пра́во (právo) (comparative по́-пра́во, superlative на́й-пра́во)

  1. straight, right, directly
    пра́во напре́дprávo naprédstraight ahead
    пра́во в очи́теprávo v očíteright in the eyes
  2. right, rightly, correctly
    пра́во ка́звашprávo kázvašyou are right (literally, “you speak rightly/correctly”)

Adjective[edit]

пра́во (právo)

  1. indefinite neuter singular of прав (prav)

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpravə]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -avə

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic право (pravo). Calque of German Recht and French droit, based on пра́вый (právyj, right, correct; straight). Cognate with Ukrainian пра́во (právo), Belarusian пра́ва (práva), Old Church Slavonic право (pravo), Bulgarian пра́во (právo), Serbo-Croatian пра̏во, Slovene prȃvo (tonal orthography), Czech právo, Slovak právo, Polish prawo.

Noun[edit]

пра́во (právon inan (genitive пра́ва, nominative plural права́, genitive plural прав)

  1. right; claim
  2. (law) law, right
  3. justice
  4. (in the plural) license
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

пра́вый (právyj) +‎ (-o)

Adverb[edit]

пра́во (právo)

  1. indeed, really

Adjective[edit]

пра́во (právo)

  1. short neuter singular of пра́вый (právyj)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From пра̏в.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prâʋo/
  • Hyphenation: пра‧во

Adverb[edit]

пра̏во (Latin spelling prȁvo)

  1. straight
  2. correctly, rightly
  3. justly
  4. strictly

Etymology 2[edit]

Morphologically from пра̏в, a calque of German Recht and French droit.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prǎːʋo/
  • Hyphenation: пра‧во

Noun[edit]

пра́во n (Latin spelling právo)

  1. right
  2. law
  3. jurisprudence
Declension[edit]
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