Definitions

  • interj. Enough.

Example Sentences

  • Genug, boychick! Stop hocking my chainik!

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • גענוג genúg/geníg 'enough'

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

      Alternative Spellings

      genoog, genig

Notes

  • Stress on the second syllable

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