gerecht

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣə.ˈrɛxt/
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  • Hyphenation: ge‧recht

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch gerichte, gerechte (court of law), from Old Dutch *gerihte, from Proto-Germanic *garihtiją (something prepared or arranged). Compare Old English gerihte. The sense "dish" developed independently already in Old Dutch gerihte (meal).

Noun[edit]

gerecht n (plural gerechten, diminutive gerechtje n)

  1. (archaic) justice; the judiciary
  2. court of law
  3. a meal, or a dish served alone or part of a meal as a course
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch gherecht, from Old Dutch *gereht (in gerehto), from Proto-Germanic *garehtaz. Compare Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍂𐌰𐌹𐌷𐍄𐍃 (garaihts), Old English geriht, German gerecht.

Adjective[edit]

gerecht (comparative gerechter, superlative gerechtst)

  1. just, fair, deserved
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of gerecht
uninflected gerecht
inflected gerechte
comparative gerechter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial gerecht gerechter het gerechtst
het gerechtste
indefinite m./f. sing. gerechte gerechtere gerechtste
n. sing. gerecht gerechter gerechtste
plural gerechte gerechtere gerechtste
definite gerechte gerechtere gerechtste
partitive gerechts gerechters
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Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Participle[edit]

gerecht

  1. past participle of rechten
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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German gereht, from Old High German gireht, from Proto-Germanic *garehtaz. Compare Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍂𐌰𐌹𐌷𐍄𐍃 (garaihts), Old English geriht, Dutch gerecht.

Adjective[edit]

gerecht (comparative gerechter, superlative am gerechtesten)

  1. just, fair

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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

gerecht

  1. past participle of rechen

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gereht, from Old High German gireht, from Proto-Germanic *garehtaz. Cognate with German gerecht, Dutch gerecht.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡeˈʀæχt/, [ɡəˈʀæɕt]

Adjective[edit]

gerecht (masculine gerechten, neuter gerecht, comparative méi gerecht, superlative am gerechtsten)

  1. just, fair

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Adverb[edit]

gerecht

  1. justly, fairly