the one which

Discussion in 'עברית (Hebrew)' started by trigel, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. trigel Senior Member

    English - US, Korean
    Is there a way to say "the one [out of a set] which/who...", when the relative clause can't be compacted into a single adjective? For example, "I'd like the one with chocolate chips inside and cherries on top." Is there any other way than the obvious, English way "haexad she..."? Is "ze she..." restricted to sentences like "I (not another) am the one who...", or is "ze she" "the one who", not "which"?

    EDIT: I messed up the example... if I wanted to say "I want the one which doesn't have cherries on top" would it be OK to say "ani rotze et ze sheein lo duvdevanim milemaale"?
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2013
  2. GeriReshef

    GeriReshef Senior Member

    I think most of us would say: אני רוצה את זה עם שבבי השוקולד והדובדבנים מלמעלה.
  3. Stifled Junior Member

    אני רוצה את זאת שאין לה דובדבן למעלה

    אני רוצה את העוגייה ללא הדובדבן למעלה. literary

    אני רוצה את העוגייה בלי הדובדבן למעלה

    אני רוצה עוגייה שאין לה דובדבן למעלה

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