rätt

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See also: ratt and rått

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse réttr, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós.

Adjective[edit]

rätt (comparative rättare, superlative rättast)

  1. right, correct
    För att få högsta betyg måste alla svar vara rätta.
    To get the highest grade, all answers have to be correct.
    Låt den rätte komma in.
    Let the right one in.
Declension[edit]
Inflection of rätt
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular rätt rättare rättast
Neuter singular rätt rättare rättast
Plural rätta rättare rättast
Masculine plural3 rätte rättare rättast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 rätte rättare rättaste
All rätta rättare rättaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic
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Adverb[edit]

rätt (comparative rättare, superlative rättast)

  1. rightly, correctly
  2. rather, fairly, pretty
    Det går rätt bra faktiskt.
    It's going pretty well actually.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rehtą (right, law), related to Etymology 1.

Noun[edit]

rätt c

  1. a dish; a specific type of prepared food
  2. law (the regulation of a community through enforceable rules, considered as a system or domain of study)
  3. a court; place where justice is administered, also the assembly which administers justice
  4. a right; something one is legally entitled to
Declension[edit]
Declension of rätt 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rätt rätten rätter rätterna
Genitive rätts rättens rätters rätternas
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Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

rätt

  1. (rare) absolute indefinite neuter singular of rädd.

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