recto

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin rēctō foliō (on the right leaf, on the right page), the ablative case of the Latin rēctus (right). Compare versus (turned).

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recto (plural rectos)

  1. The front side of a flat object which is to be examined visually, as for reading, such as a sheet, leaf, coin or medal.
  2. (printing) The right-hand page of a book of a script which reads from left to right, usually having an odd page number.
  3. (law) A writ of right.

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  • (front side of a flat object): front

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Asturian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

recto

  1. neuter of rectu

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

recto m (plural rectos)

  1. recto

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin [​foliō​] rēctō (literally on the front of the sheet).

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Noun[edit]

recto m (invariable)

  1. recto (front side of a flat object)
    Antonym: verso

References[edit]

  • recto in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From rēctus (straight) +‎ .

Adverb[edit]

rēctō (not comparable)

  1. directly

Etymology 2[edit]

See rēctus.

Participle[edit]

rēctō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of rēctus

References[edit]

  • recto”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • recto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

recto (feminine recta, masculine plural rectos, feminine plural rectas)

  1. Superseded spelling of reto. (Superseded in Brazil by the 1943 spelling reform and by the Portuguese Language Orthographic Agreement of 1990 elsewhere. Still used in countries where the agreement hasn’t come into effect and as an alternative spelling in Portugal.)

Noun[edit]

recto m (plural rectos)

  1. Superseded spelling of reto. (Superseded in Brazil by the 1943 spelling reform and by the Portuguese Language Orthographic Agreement of 1990 elsewhere. Still used in countries where the agreement hasn’t come into effect and as an alternative spelling in Portugal.)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French recto or Latin recto.

Noun[edit]

recto n (uncountable)

  1. recto

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin rectus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós (straightened, right).

Adjective[edit]

recto (feminine recta, masculine plural rectos, feminine plural rectas)

  1. straight (of a line, pipe, street, etc, never about sexuality.)
  2. honest, honorable, upright, righteous, just, fair
  3. literal (of a meaning)
  4. (geometry) right (of an angle, etc)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin rectum (intestinum).

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Noun[edit]

recto m (plural rectos)

  1. (anatomy) rectum
  2. (anatomy) rectus
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