Recht

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz (right, straight), (an adjective also used substantively as a noun), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós. Compare Dutch recht, English right, Danish ret, Swedish rätt.

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Recht n (genitive Rechtes or Rechts, plural Rechte)

  1. a right, privilege
    Sie haben nicht das Recht, über irgendetwas belogen zu werden.
    You do not have the right to be lied to about anything.
  2. a title, claim
  3. the law

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz. Formally influenced by German Recht; the expected form is *Riet (or *Riecht) as in the adjective riets. Compare Dutch recht, English right.

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Recht n (plural Rechter)

  1. right, privilege, entitlement
  2. (the) law

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