|ad kan||(ahd kahn)|
interj. "Expression used to induce cessation of activity or behavior: knock it off." (Weiser)
interj. "Sufficient for the purpose: enough." (Weiser)
"Ad kan we're not going vaiter today." (Weiser)
"Ad kan. We could argue about this sugya forever and never agree." (Weiser)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Heb./Aram. עַד כָּאן 'until here' > Yid. עד־כּאַן 'up to here, no further'
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
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