averechts

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch averechts (backwards, in the wrong direction), from averecht (upside down, backwards, wrong), from ave +‎ recht, equivalent to af +‎ rechts.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.vəˌrɛx(t)s/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ave‧rechts

AdjectiveEdit

averechts (comparative averechtser, superlative meest averechts or averechtst)

  1. opposite, backwards, contrary
    Wat je nu doet werkt averechts.
    What you're doing now has the opposite effect of what you're trying to achieve.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of averechts
uninflected averechts
inflected averechtse
comparative averechtser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial averechts averechtser het averechtst
het averechtste
indefinite m./f. sing. averechtse averechtsere averechtste
n. sing. averechts averechtser averechtste
plural averechtse averechtsere averechtste
definite averechtse averechtsere averechtste
partitive averechts averechtsers

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: aweregs