recht

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós. Compare German recht, English right, West Frisian rjocht.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

recht ‎(comparative rechter, superlative rechtst)

  1. right (direction)
  2. straight
    in een rechte lijn
    in a straight line

Declension[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

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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

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 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)

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *rextos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós.

Noun[edit]

recht m

  1. law
  2. lawfulness, right

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

recht m

  1. paroxysm, outburst (of anger, passion, etc.)

Derived terms[edit]

  • rechtmar ‎(passionate, furious, adjective)

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

recht

  1. the itch, impetigo

Etymology 4[edit]

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Noun[edit]

recht

  1. law-abiding person, person of legal status

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.