From Средњи Енглески ynough, from Стари Енглески ġenōg (“enough”), from Пра-Германски *ganōgaz (“enough”) (compare Шкотски eneuch, Западни Фризијски genôch, Холандски genoeg, Немачки genug, Low German noog, Дански nok, Шведски nog, Исландски nógur), from *ǥanaxa 'to suffice' (compare Old English ġeneah), or from *ga- + an unattested *nōgaz, probably ultimately from Пра-Индо-Европски *h₂eh₂nó(n)ḱe (“he has reached, attained”), perfective of *h₂neḱ- (“to reach”) (compare Old Irish tánaic (“he arrived”), Latin nancisci (“to get”), Lithuanian nèšti (“to carry”), Albanian kënaq (“to please, satisfy”), Ancient Greek ἐνεγκεῖν (enenkeîn, “to carry”).).
- Sufficient; all that is required, needed, or appropriate.
- I've already had enough coffee today.
- I cannot run fast enough to catch up to them.
- Are you man enough to fight me?
- 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 5, in Mr. Pratt's Patients ((Молимо наведите језик навода)):Категорја:Наводи са недостајућим параметром за језик
- Of all the queer collections of humans outside of a crazy asylum, it seemed to me this sanitarium was the cup winner. […] When you're well enough off so's you don't have to fret about anything but your heft or your diseases you begin to get queer, I suppose.
- 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 16, in The Mirror and the Lamp ((Молимо наведите језик навода)):Категорја:Наводи са недостајућим параметром за језик
- The preposterous altruism too! […] Resist not evil. It is an insane immolation of self—as bad intrinsically as fakirs stabbing themselves or anchorites warping their spines in caves scarcely large enough for a fair-sized dog.
- 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 15, in The China Governess ((Молимо наведите језик навода)):Категорја:Наводи са недостајућим параметром за језик
- ‘No,’ said Luke, grinning at her. ‘You're not dull enough! […] What about the kid's clothes? I don't suppose they were anything to write home about, but didn't you keep anything? A bootee or a bit of embroidery or anything at all?’
- Fully; quite; used to express slight augmentation of the positive degree, and sometimes equivalent to very.
- He is ready enough to accept the offer.
- William Shakespeare (c.1564–1616)
- I know you well enough; you are Signior Antonio.
- 1915, Emerson Hough, The Purchase Price, chapterI:
- “[…] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.”
- As an adverb, enough always follows the verb it qualifies.
- A sufficient or adequate number, amount, etc.
- I have enough to keep me going.
- stop! Don't do that anymore, etc.
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Фузи ћирилица: enough