Old NorseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ganōgaz, whence also Old English ġenōg, Old Saxon ginōg, Old High German ginuog, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌽𐍉𐌷𐍃 (ganōhs). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eh₂nóḱe (he has reached, attained), perfective of *h₂neḱ- (to reach).

AdjectiveEdit

gnógr (comparative gnógari, superlative gnógastr)

  1. enough, abundant, sufficient

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DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: gnógur, nógur
  • Faroese: nógvur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: nog; (dialectal) naug
  • Elfdalian: naug
  • Westrobothnian: no, nog-
  • Old Swedish: nōgh

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