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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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
    Antonyms: 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
  • Afrikaans: reg

Etymology 3Edit

Non-lemma forms.

VerbEdit

recht

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

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Derived termsEdit

  • rechte Hand f (right hand; right-hand man, right-hand woman)

AdverbEdit

recht

  1. well, right
  2. very
  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

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *rextus.

NounEdit

recht m

  1. law
  2. lawfulness, right
InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  • 1 recht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 2 recht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 3 recht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 4 recht” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.