[ ih-nou; formerly ih-noh ]
/ ɪˈnaʊ; formerly ɪˈnoʊ /

adjective, adverb Archaic.

Origin of enow

before 1050; Middle English inow, Old English genōg (variant of genōh enough), conflated with Middle English inowe, Old English genōge, plural of genōg enough
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/ (ɪˈnaʊ) /

adjective, adverb

an archaic word for enough
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Word Origin and History for enow


adj., n.

Old English genoge (plural adjective); see enough. Until 18c., regarded as standard as the plural of enough.

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