זכות אדם

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From זכות(z'khút-, right of) + אדם(adám, human).

Noun[edit]

זכות אדם ‎(z'khút-adámf ‎(plural indefinite זכויות אדם, singular construct זכות אדם־, plural construct זכויות אדם־)

  1. A human right: a basic right that all people should be guaranteed.
    פעיל זכויות אדםpa'íl z'khuyót-adám — a human rights activist

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural forms, such as זכויות אדם(z'khuyót-adám, human rights), are far more common than the singular forms.