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EtymologyEdit

From lood (plumb bob) +‎ recht (straight). Purism introduced by Simon Stevin in the 16th century to replace the Dutch word perpendiculair (perpendicular) which was a borrowing from Latin perpendiculum.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

loodrecht (comparative loodrechter, superlative loodrechtst)

  1. perpendicular, orthogonal
  2. vertical

InflectionEdit

Inflection of loodrecht
uninflected loodrecht
inflected loodrechte
comparative loodrechter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial loodrecht loodrechter het loodrechtst
het loodrechtste
indefinite m./f. sing. loodrechte loodrechtere loodrechtste
n. sing. loodrecht loodrechter loodrechtste
plural loodrechte loodrechtere loodrechtste
definite loodrechte loodrechtere loodrechtste
partitive loodrechts loodrechters

SynonymsEdit