enow etymology

Middle English word enow comes from Proto-Germanic *ga-, Proto-Germanic *nōgaz, and later Proto-Germanic *ganōgaz (Enough, sufficient.)

Detailed word origin of enow

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ga- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Indicates association or togetherness; co-.. Indicates completeness or wholeness. In verbs, also indicates perfectivity (a finished action).
*nōgaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*ganōgaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Enough, sufficient.
nóg Old Norse (non)
genog Old English (ang) Sufficient; enough.
ġenōg Old English (ang)
enow Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as enow

Descendants of *ga-
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Descendants of *nōgaz
enoh inogh inoh inough inow yenoughe ynough