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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣə.ˈrɛxt/
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  • Hyphenation: ge‧recht

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch gerichte, gerechte (court of law), from Old Dutch *gerihte, from Proto-Germanic *garihtiją (something prepared or arranged). Compare Old English gerihte. The sense "dish" developed independently already in Old Dutch gerihte (meal).

NounEdit

gerecht n (plural gerechten, diminutive gerechtje n)

  1. (archaic) justice; the judiciary
  2. court of law
  3. a meal, or a dish served alone or part of a meal as a course
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch gherecht, from Old Dutch *gereht (in gerehto), from Proto-Germanic *garehtaz. Compare Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍂𐌰𐌹𐌷𐍄𐍃 (garaihts), Old English geriht, German gerecht.

AdjectiveEdit

gerecht (comparative gerechter, superlative gerechtst)

  1. just, fair, deserved
InflectionEdit
Inflection of gerecht
uninflected gerecht
inflected gerechte
comparative gerechter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial gerecht gerechter het gerechtst
het gerechtste
indefinite m./f. sing. gerechte gerechtere gerechtste
n. sing. gerecht gerechter gerechtste
plural gerechte gerechtere gerechtste
definite gerechte gerechtere gerechtste
partitive gerechts gerechters
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Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

ParticipleEdit

gerecht

  1. past participle of rechten
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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German gereht, from Old High German gireht, from Proto-Germanic *garehtaz. Compare Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍂𐌰𐌹𐌷𐍄𐍃 (garaihts), Old English geriht, Dutch gerecht.

AdjectiveEdit

gerecht (comparative gerechter, superlative am gerechtesten)

  1. just, fair

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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

gerecht

  1. past participle of rechen

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German gereht, from Old High German gireht, from Proto-Germanic *garehtaz. Cognate with German gerecht, Dutch gerecht.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡeˈʀæχt/, [ɡəˈʀæɕt]

AdjectiveEdit

gerecht (masculine gerechten, neuter gerecht, comparative méi gerecht, superlative am gerechtsten)

  1. just, fair

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AdverbEdit

gerecht

  1. justly, fairly