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EtymologyEdit

Modified orthographically from Old Portuguese dereito, from Vulgar Latin *dērēctus, from Latin dīrectus. Doublet of direto.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

direito m (plural direitos)

  1. law (body of rules and standards to be applied by courts)

AdjectiveEdit

direito m (feminine singular direita, masculine plural direitos, feminine plural direitas, comparable)

  1. Toward the right side; right-hand; right.
  2. Complying with justice, correctness or reason; correct; right.
  3. Fit for purpose; appropriate; right.
  4. (politics) Pertaining to the political right; right-wing; right.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: direta, diritu
  • Kabuverdianu: direta, réta, dretu

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