richten

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *rihten, from Proto-Germanic *rihtijaną ‎(to right), derived from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz ‎(right, straight).

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richten ‎(past singular richtte, past participle gericht)

  1. to direct, aim

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Inflection of richten (weak)
infinitive richten
past singular richtte
past participle gericht
infinitive richten
gerund richten n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular richt richtte
2nd person sing. (jij) richt richtte
2nd person sing. (u) richt richtte
2nd person sing. (gij) richt richtte
3rd person singular richt richtte
plural richten richtten
subjunctive sing.1 richte richtte
subjunctive plur.1 richten richtten
imperative sing. richt
imperative plur.1 richt
participles richtend gericht
1) Archaic.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German rihten, from Proto-Germanic *rihtijaną ‎(to right), derived from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz ‎(right, straight).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʁɪçtn̩], [ˈʁɪçtən]
  • Hyphenation: rich‧ten
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Verb[edit]

richten ‎(third-person singular simple present richtet, past tense richtete, past participle gerichtet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to direct
  2. (transitive) to judge
  3. (reflexive) to be directed (auf towards, gegen at)
  4. (reflexive) to follow
  5. (reflexive) to depend (nach on)

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