הקלה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ק־ל־ל

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

Noun[edit]

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