ad kdei kach

Pronunciations

ad kdei kach (aad k-DAY kach)

Definitions

  • interj. "[E]xpression of wonder regarding the extent or intensity of something." (Weiser)

  • interj. "Has it gone this far?"

  • adv. So much.

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).

  • "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)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • עד כדי כך

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • 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

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