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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rɛxt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛxt

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch recht, from Old Dutch reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós.

AdjectiveEdit

recht (comparative rechter, superlative rechtst)

  1. right (direction)
  2. straight
    in een rechte lijn
    in a straight line
    Antonym: krom
InflectionEdit
Inflection of recht
uninflected recht
inflected rechte
comparative rechter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial recht rechter het rechtst
het rechtste
indefinite m./f. sing. rechte rechtere rechtste
n. sing. recht rechter rechtste
plural rechte rechtere rechtste
definite rechte rechtere rechtste
partitive rechts rechters
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch recht, from Old Dutch reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtą, a substantive derivation of the adjective.

NounEdit

recht n (plural rechten, diminutive rechtje n)

  1. a right, privilege
    Je hebt het recht niet om dat te doen!
    You don't have the right to do that!
  2. justice
    Noemt u dit recht? Ik noem dit onrecht.
    Do you call this justice? I call this injustice.
    Deze kale vloer doet het huis geen recht aan.
    This boring floor doesn't do the house any justice.
  3. jurisprudence, the law
    Het recht omtrent cybercriminaliteit is momenteel nog erg onduidelijk.
    Jurisprudence concerning cybercrime is currently still very unclear.
    Het recht heeft beslist.
    The law has decided.
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

recht

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of rechten
  2. imperative of rechten

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German reht (compare Yiddish רעכט(rekht)), from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz (right, straight) (compare Icelandic réttur, Dutch recht, English right, Danish ret), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Germany) IPA(key): /ʁɛçt/, [ʁɛçtʰ]
  • (Austria, Switzerland) IPA(key): /rɛçt/, [rɛçtʰ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛçt

AdjectiveEdit

recht (comparative rechter, superlative am rechtesten)

  1. right (direction)
  2. proper, correct
  3. true, real
  4. just, lawful

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

recht

  1. very, quite
    Es ist recht warm heute Abend.It's quite warm tonight.
    recht kleinsmallish
  2. well, right
    ganz rechtthat's right
  3. exactly

Related termsEdit

  • Recht n (a right, privilege; a title, claim; the law)

Further readingEdit


Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós.

AdjectiveEdit

recht

  1. straight, not bent
  2. upright
  3. right, exact
  4. righteous
  5. lawful, rightful
  6. true
InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Dutch reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtą, a substantive derivation of the adjective.

NounEdit

recht n

  1. law, right, duty
  2. righteousness, justness
  3. justice, jurisprudence, law
  4. jurisdiction
  5. right, what one is entitled to by law
  6. truth
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • recht (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • recht (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • recht (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • recht (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *rextus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵ-tus. Cognate with Welsh rhaith (a right, entitlement) (from Proto-Brythonic *reiθ (rule, law)) and indirectly German Recht (law) (from Proto-Germanic *rehtą (a right, privilege)).

NounEdit

recht m (genitive rechto or rechta, nominative plural rechtae)

  1. law
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 19b1
      massu rect fíriánigedar cách
      if it is law that justifies everyone
  2. lawfulness, right
InflectionEdit
Masculine u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative recht, rect rechtL, rect rechtae, recte
Vocative recht, rect rechtL, rect rechtu
Accusative rechtN, rect rechtL, rect rechtu
Genitive rechto, rect(t)o, rec(h)ta rechto, rect(t)o, rec(h)ta rechtaeN
Dative rechtL, rect rechtaib rechtaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

recht m

  1. paroxysm, outburst (of anger, passion, etc.)
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit
  • rechtmar (passionate, furious, adjective)
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

recht ?

  1. the itch, impetigo
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 4Edit

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NounEdit

recht ?

  1. law-abiding person, person of legal status
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
recht
also rrecht after a proclitic
recht
pronounced with /r(ʲ)-/
recht
also rrecht after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German recht, Dutch recht.

AdjectiveEdit

recht

  1. right-hand