From Middle English any, eny, ony, aniȝ, eniȝ, æniȝ, from Old English ǣniġ, āniġ (“any”), from Proto-Germanic *ainagaz, from Proto-Germanic *ainaz (“one”), equivalent to one + -y. Cognate to Saterland Frisian eenich (“some”), West Frisian iennich (“only”), Dutch enig (“any, some”), German Low German enig (“some”), German einig (“some”).
any (not comparable)
- To even the slightest extent, at all.
- At least one; of at least one kind. One at all.
- No matter what kind.
- Any thing(s) or person(s).