No Matter How You Say It: Respect

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In Other Languages

Spanish – respeto​​

French – respect

German – respektieren

Italian – rispetto

Danish – respekt

Hawaiian – mahalo

Welsh – parch


Word Origin

The word Respect is from Old French respect and directly from Latin respects meaning “regard, a looking at,” literally “act of looking back (or often) at one.”

Can you see how Respect is regarding others?

Sign Language



Can you see how Respect is going toward another, and Disrespectful breaks that connection?


Respect Idioms

Take your hat off, Tip of the hat, Hats off to

Think the World of

With all due respect


Look up to

Kiss the ring

Defer to someone

Know your place

Show some respect, Have some respect