In Fragrance


The word red-handed derives from the same Latin voice “in flagranti” which means “crime” or “delict”, it emanates from a Latin verb, “flagrare” which means “to burn” or “to burn”; which means that in our language a somewhat deformed form of the Latin voice “in flagranti” is used, in Spanish it is generally written “in fraganti” or even “infraganti”, although it is stated that it is more correct to write this word separately . The term red-handed is classified as an adverb of manner, it is also annexed in the famous dictionary of the Spanish royal academy, used to describe that precise moment in which a crime, misdemeanor, infraction, crime or transgression is carried out.

Also red-handed is described as the act as such of committing a crime or as soon as said crime has been consummated. Therefore, the phrase “Infraudm legis” means “in fraud of the law” infringing its letter or its spirit.

A word that is related to red-handed is the fragrant entrance or said in fragrant, in flagrant, used as a synonym of it since it can be defined as the expression that is used when someone is surprised in a certain fact, either at the point or instant of the execution of the crime.

On the other hand, there is “flagrant crime”, which is that crime that is perpetrated publicly and whose author has been observed by a certain number of witnesses just at the moment it is consummated; therefore, it is said that a certain subject is flagrantly caught at the moment he is caught in the same act, that is, in the act of stealing, with the stolen objects or in the precise place where the theft was carried out.