recht

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch recht, from Old Dutch reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós.

Adjective[edit]

recht (comparative rechter, superlative rechtst)

  1. right (direction)
  2. straight
    in een rechte lijn
    in a straight line
    Antonyms: krom
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of recht
uninflected recht
inflected rechte
comparative rechter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial recht rechter het rechtst
het rechtste
indefinite m./f. sing. rechte rechtere rechtste
n. sing. recht rechter rechtste
plural rechte rechtere rechtste
definite rechte rechtere rechtste
partitive rechts rechters
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch recht, from Old Dutch reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtą, a substantive derivation of the adjective.

Noun[edit]

recht n (plural rechten, diminutive rechtje n)

  1. a right, privilege
    Je hebt het recht niet om dat te doen!
    You don't have the right to do that!
  2. justice
    Noemt u dit recht? Ik noem dit onrecht.
    Do you call this justice? I call this injustice.
    Deze kale vloer doet het huis geen recht aan.
    This boring floor doesn't do the house any justice.
  3. jurisprudence, the law
    Het recht omtrent cybercriminaliteit is momenteel nog erg onduidelijk.
    Jurisprudence concerning cybercrime is currently still very unclear.
    Het recht heeft beslist.
    The law has decided.
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: reg

Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

recht

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of rechten
  2. imperative of rechten

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German reht (compare Yiddish רעכט (rekht)), from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz (right, straight) (compare Icelandic réttur, Dutch recht, English right, Danish ret), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Germany) IPA(key): /ʁɛçt/, [ʁɛçtʰ]
  • (Austria, Switzerland) IPA(key): /rɛçt/, [rɛçtʰ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛçt

Adjective[edit]

recht (comparative rechter, superlative am rechtesten)

  1. right (direction)
  2. proper, correct
  3. true, real
  4. just, lawful

Derived terms[edit]

  • rechte Hand f (right hand; right-hand man, right-hand woman)

Adverb[edit]

recht

  1. well, right
  2. very
  3. exactly

Related terms[edit]

  • Recht n (a right, privilege; a title, claim; the law)

Further reading[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós.

Adjective[edit]

recht

  1. straight, not bent
  2. upright
  3. right, exact
  4. righteous
  5. lawful, rightful
  6. true
Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Dutch reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtą, a substantive derivation of the adjective.

Noun[edit]

recht n

  1. law, right, duty
  2. righteousness, justness
  3. justice, jurisprudence, law
  4. jurisdiction
  5. right, what one is entitled to by law
  6. truth
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • recht (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • recht (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • recht (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • recht (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *rextus.

Noun[edit]

recht m

  1. law
  2. lawfulness, right
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

recht m

  1. paroxysm, outburst (of anger, passion, etc.)
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]
  • rechtmar (passionate, furious, adjective)
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

recht ?

  1. the itch, impetigo
Inflection[edit]

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Etymology 4[edit]

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Noun[edit]

recht ?

  1. law-abiding person, person of legal status
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

References[edit]

  • 1 recht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 recht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 3 recht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 4 recht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.