rechts

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɛxts/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: rechts
  • Rhymes: -ɛxts

Etymology 1[edit]

Genitive form of recht.

Adverb[edit]

rechts

  1. on the right
    Zie je die auto rechts?
    Do you see the car on the right?
  2. to the right
    Bij het volgende verkeerslicht rechts afslaan.
    Turn right at the next traffic light.
    We gaan naar rechts.
    We're going to the right.
Antonyms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: regs

Etymology 2[edit]

From the adverb rechts +‎ -s (resulting in the obsolete spelling rechtsch).

Adjective[edit]

rechts (comparative rechtser, superlative meest rechts or rechtst)

  1. (not comparable) right
    Er zit een vlek op je rechtse schoen.
    There’s a spot on your right shoe.
  2. rightist, belonging to the ideological right
    Dat zijn rechtse ideeën.
    Those are rightist ideas.
  3. (predicatively) right-handed
    Ik ben rechts, je kan niet met mijn pen schrijven.
    I'm right-handed, you cannot write with my pen.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of rechts
uninflected rechts
inflected rechtse
comparative rechtser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial rechts rechtser het rechtst
het rechtste
indefinite m./f. sing. rechtse rechtsere rechtste
n. sing. rechts rechtser rechtste
plural rechtse rechtsere rechtste
definite rechtse rechtsere rechtste
partitive rechts rechtsers
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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

rechts

  1. on the right
    Siehst du das Auto rechts?
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  2. to the right
    An der nächsten Ampel rechts abbiegen.
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  3. the right-hand side
    Wir gehen nach rechts.
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  4. pars pro toto for right-wing extremist
  5. pertaining to the political right

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rechts

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Adverb[edit]

rechts

  1. on the right
  2. to the right

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German rechts, Dutch rechts

Adverb[edit]

rechts

  1. right, to the right