See also: Recht

Czech edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from German recht.

Pronunciation edit

Adverb edit

recht

  1. (colloquial) correct, suitable
    Tobě taky nic není recht.Nothing suits you. (You are hard to please.)

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • recht in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • recht in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch edit

Pronunciation edit

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

Etymology 1 edit

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

Adjective edit

recht (comparative rechter, superlative rechtst)

  1. right (direction)
  2. straight
    Antonym: krom
    in een rechte lijn
    in a straight line
Inflection edit
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 terms edit
Descendants edit
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: rekti
  • Jersey Dutch: rääxt
  • Negerhollands: recht, rek, ret, tret, regt
    • Virgin Islands Creole: tret (dated)
  • Papiamentu: rècht
  • Saramaccan: leti

Etymology 2 edit

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

Noun edit

recht n (plural rechten, diminutive rechtje n)

  1. a right, competence, authority, 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.
  4. a formal fee, custom, duty to be paid.
Derived terms edit
Descendants edit

Etymology 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

recht

  1. inflection of rechten:
    1. first/second/third-person singular present indicative
    2. imperative

German edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German rëht, from Old High German reht, from Proto-West Germanic *reht (right, straight).

Pronunciation edit

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

Adjective edit

recht (strong nominative masculine singular rechter, comparative rechter, superlative am rechtesten or (very rare) am rechtsten)

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

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Adverb edit

recht

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

Related terms edit

Further reading edit

  • recht” in Duden online
  • recht” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hunsrik edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German rëht, from Old High German reht. Compare German recht, Dutch recht.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

recht (comparative rechter, superlative rechtest)

  1. right

Further reading edit

Middle Dutch edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Dutch reht, from Proto-West Germanic *reht.

Adjective edit

recht

  1. straight, not bent
  2. upright
  3. right, exact
  4. righteous
  5. lawful, rightful
  6. true
Inflection edit
Adjective
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative Indefinite recht rechte recht rechte
Definite rechte rechte
Accusative Indefinite rechten rechte recht rechte
Definite rechte
Genitive rechts rechter rechts rechter
Dative rechten rechter rechten rechten
Descendants edit

Etymology 2 edit

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

Noun edit

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
Inflection edit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants edit

Further reading edit

Middle Irish edit

Etymology edit

Derivative of Old Irish recht (law, lawfulness)

Noun edit

recht

  1. law-abiding person, person of legal status

Mutation edit

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
recht unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit

Old Irish edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Noun edit

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

  1. law

For quotations using this term, see Citations:recht.

Inflection edit
Masculine u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative recht, rect rechtL, rect rechtaeH, recte
Vocative recht, rect rechtL, rect rechtu
Accusative rechtN, rect rechtL, rect rechtu
Genitive rechtoH, rect(t)oH, rec(h)ta rechtoL, rect(t)oL, 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 terms edit
Descendants edit

Etymology 2 edit

Possibly related to Proto-Germanic *rōkijaną (to care for, worry about). If so, ultimately cognate to Etymology 1 above.[1]

Noun edit

recht m

  1. paroxysm, outburst (of anger, passion, etc.)
Inflection edit
Masculine u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative recht rechtL rechtaeH
Vocative recht rechtL rechtu
Accusative rechtN rechtL rechtu
Genitive rechtoH, rechtaH rechtoL, rechtaL rechtaeN
Dative rechtL rechtaib rechtaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Derived terms edit
  • rechtmar (passionate, furious, adjective)
Descendants edit

Mutation edit

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

Further reading edit

References edit

  1. ^ MacBain, Alexander; Mackay, Eneas (1911), “recht”, in An Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language, Stirling, →ISBN

Pennsylvania German edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German rëht, from Old High German reht. Compare German recht, Dutch recht.

Adjective edit

recht

  1. right-hand

Silesian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from German recht.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛxt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛxt
  • Syllabification: recht

Interjection edit

recht

  1. right!
    Mosz recht.You're right.

Further reading edit

  • Barbara Podgórska; Adam Podgóski (2008), “recht”, in Słownik gwar śląskich [A dictionary of Silesian lects], Katowice: Wydawnictwo KOS, →ISBN, page 244