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 form זכויות אדם, singular construct form זכות אדם, plural construct form 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.