הקלה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Action noun of the verb הקל (hekél), from the root ק־ל־ל (k-l-l).

Noun[edit]

הֲקַלָּה (hakaláf (plural indefinite form הֲקַלּוֹת, singular construct form הֲקַלַּת־, plural construct form הֲקַלּוֹת־) or
הֲקָלָה (hakaláf (plural indefinite form הֲקָלוֹת, singular construct form הֲקָלַת־, plural construct form הֲקָלוֹת־)

  1. A lightening, an easing, a relief.
    "מחר תהיה הקלה בעומס החום," אמר החזאי בחדשות הערב."makhár tihyé hakalá b'ómes hakhóm", amár hakhazái bakhadashót ha'érev. — "Tomorrow there will be a break in the heat wave," said the weatherman on the news this evening.
  2. Relief, a sense of relief, a feeling of relief.
    דני חש הקלה רבה כשנודע לו שבוטל מבחן־הבגרות.dáni khash hakalá rabá k'shenodá lo shebutál mivkhán-habagrút. — Danny felt great relief when he was informed that the matriculation examination was canceled.
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

הַקַּלָּה (hakalá)

  1. Feminine singular definite form of קל (kal).