réttur

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse réttr (1), from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós.

Adjective[edit]

réttur (comparative réttari, superlative réttastur)

  1. straight
  2. (mathematics) right (of an angle)
  3. right, correct
  4. exactly full or complete
  5. morally right, just (of a thing, not a person)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse réttr (2).

Noun[edit]

réttur m (genitive singular réttar, nominative plural réttir)

  1. law
  2. court of law
  3. right (legal [or moral] entitlement)
  4. course (dinner course)
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