ad kdei kach


ad kdei kach (ahd k-day KAHKH) listen


  • interj. An expression of amazement at the extent or intensity of something.

  • interj. 'Has it gone this far?'

  • adv. So much; to the extent that.

Example Sentences

  • "Yes, you may occasionally hear stories from that neck of the woods that conjure up images of unscrupulous Jews taking advantage of the less fortunate, but Ad K'dei Kach?" (source).

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  • "The way I was taught tanya there are no simanim to differentiate between a tzadik and a beinoni, ad k'dei kach that a tzaddik does not neccesarily know that he is a tzadik." (source)

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Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew
  • Textual Hebrew


  • עד כדי כך

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


      • North America


      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      ad k'dei kach, ad k'dey kach, ad k'dei kakh, ad k'dey kakh

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