הכי

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.

Usage notesEdit

  • The adjective introduced by הכי 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 ביותר ‎(b'yotér), or without an explicit “most”.
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