HebrewEdit

AdverbEdit

הֲכִי ‎(hakhí)

  1. Most, the most.
    היא הילדה הכי גבוהה בכיתה.‎ ― hi hayaldá hakhí gvohá bakitá ― She 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 notesEdit

  • 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”.