recht

See also: Recht

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós. Compare German recht, English right, West Frisian rjocht.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

recht (comparative rechter, superlative rechtst)

  1. right (direction)
  2. straight
    in een rechte lijn
    in a straight line

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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

VerbEdit

recht

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

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German reht, from Proto-Germanic *rehtaz (right, straight), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós. Compare Dutch recht, English right, Danish ret, Yiddish רעכט (rekht).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

recht

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

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

recht

  1. well, right
  2. very
  3. exactly

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Old IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *rextos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reǵtós.

NounEdit

recht m

  1. law
  2. lawfulness, right

Derived termsEdit

  • rechtach
  • rechtaid
  • rechtaide
  • rechtaire
  • rechtas
  • rechtge
  • rechtmar

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

recht m

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

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 07:12