genug

Alternative Spellings

genoog, genig

Definitions

  • 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

Dictionaries

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

Notes

Stress on the second syllable

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