dekstra

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian destro, Latin dexter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdekstra/
  • Hyphenation: deks‧tra
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

dekstra (accusative singular dekstran, plural dekstraj, accusative plural dekstrajn)

  1. right (opposite of left).
    • 1915, L. L. Zamenhof (translator), Malnova Testamento, Eliro 15:12.
      Vi etendis Vian dekstran manon,
      Kaj ilin englutis la tero.
      You stretched out Your right hand,
      And the earth swallowed them.
    Antonyms: (neologism, nonstandard, rare) liva, maldekstra

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