הכי

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Hebrew[edit]

Adverb[edit]

הֲכִי (hakhí)

  1. Most, the most.
    היא הילדה הכי גבוהה בכיתה.‎ ― hi hayaldá hakhí gvohá bakitáShe is the tallest girl in the class.
    • 2016, Jessica Knoll, הנערה הכי בת־מזל בעולם [Luckiest Girl Alive], Kinneret, Zmora-Bitan, Dvir – Publishing House Ltd.:

Usage notes[edit]

  • The adjective introduced by הֲכִי appears in the indefinite state, even though its subject is nearly always semantically definite.
  • In more formal Hebrew, the superlative is more commonly expressed by using בְּיוֹתֵר(b'yotér), or without an explicit “most”.