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ἅλῐς [ᾰ], Adv. in crowds, in plenty, hence, in a modified sense, sufficiently, enough:

1. Hom. mostly with Verbs, ἅ. πεποτήαται [μέλισσαι] Il.2.90; περὶ δὲ Τρῳαὶ ἅ. ἦσαν 3.384; κόπρος ἅ. κέχυτο Od. 17.298; ἅ. δέ οἱ ἦσαν ἄρουραι Il.14.122:—
sts. just enough, in moderation, εἰ δ' ἅ. ἔλθοι Κύπρις E.Med.630; ἔφερε κακὸν ἅ. Id.Alc.907.

2. in Ep. freq. closely attached to Noun, χαλκόν τε χρυσόν τε ἅ. bronze and gold in abundance, Od.16.231, cf. Il.22.340; νῆα ἅ. χρυσοῦ καὶ χαλκοῦ νηησάσθω 9.137; ἅ. χέραδος 21.319; ἅ. δ' εὐῶδες ἔλαιον Od. 2.339:—
rare in Trag. and Com., ἅ. βίοτον εὗρον E.Med.1107; λύπας ἅ. ἔχων (Elmsl. λύπης) Id.Hel.589; ἅ. ἐλᾳδίῳ διείς prob. in Sotad.Com.1.27; freq. in Alex. poetry, ἔχω οὐδ' ἅ. ὄξος Theoc.10. 13; ἅ. ὄλβος Call.Jov.84; ἄρτους ἅ. κατέθηκεν Id.Hec.35; ἱδρῶ ἅ. A.R.2.87:—
rare with Adj., ἅ. ἦσθ' ἀνάρσιος A.Ag.511.

3. ἅλις (sc. ἐστί) 'tis enough, ἢ οὐχ ἅ. ὅττι ..; is't not enough that ..? Il. 5.349; ἢ οὐχ ἅ. ὡς ..; 17.450, Od.2.312; ἅ. ἵν' ἐξήκεις δακρύων S.OT 1515: abs., ἅλις enough! Id.Aj.1402:—
in Trag. c. acc. et inf., Ἀργείοισι Καδμείους ἅ. ἐς χεῖρας ἐλθεῖν A.Th.679: c. dat., ἅ. δὲ κλάειν τοὐμὸν ἦν ἐμοὶ κακόν E.Alc.1041.

4. like an Adj., as predicate, ἅ. γὰρ ἡ παροῦσα συμφορά ib.673, cf. IT1008, S.Tr.332.

5. ἅλις (sc. εἰμί) c. part., ἅ. νοσοῦσ' ἐγώ enough that I suffer, Id.OT 1061; ἅ. ἐγὼ δυστυχῶν Trag.Adesp.76.

6. c. gen. rei, enough of a thing, ἅ. ἔχειν τῆς βορῆς Hdt.1.119, cf. 9.27; πημονῆς ἅ. γ' ὑπάρχει A.Ag.1656, cf. 1659; ἅ. [ἐστὶ] λελεγμένων Id.Eu.675; ἅ. λόγων S.OC1016; ἅ. ἀφύης μοι Ar.Fr.506; to conclude an argument, καὶ τούτων μὲν ἅ. Pl.Plt.287a; καὶ περὶ μὲν τούτων ἅ. Arist.EN 1096a3, etc.—
Cf. ἅλιας. (fαλ-, cf. γάλι: ἱκανόν, Hsch.; cf. ἁλής.)