how to say “makes sense” in Hebrew


The basic Hebrew word for to think is לחשוב .

For example:

אני חושב שכן.

I (a male) think so.

Another word for to think that has a more contemplative, meditative quality – to muse – is להגות . This word appears as such only in literary contexts – in everyday speech it means to pronounce. But להגותto muse – did make its way into words such as הוגה דעות – a thinker and הגיון – logic or common sense.

Likewise, something logical or something that makes sense is הגיוני .

For example:

המחיר הזה נשמע לך הגיוני?

Does this price sound to you (like it) makes sense? (spoken to a female)

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