ad kdei kach

Alternative Spellings

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

Definitions

  • so much. has it gone this far? (Weiser: "expression of wonder regarding the extent or intensity of something.")

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?" (http://blogindm.blogspot.com/2008/02/wigged-out-follow-up.html). "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." (http://www.chabadtalk.com/forum/archive/index.php3/t-3283.html)

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).

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