See also: بش‎, پس, and پش

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ب س س(b-s-s).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

بَسَّ (bassa) I, non-past يَبُسُّ‎‎ (yabussu)

  1. (transitive) to crush
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 56:4-5:
      إِذَا رُجَّتِ الْأَرْضُ رَجًّا وَبُسَّتِ الْجِبَالُ بَسًّا‎‎
      ʾiḏā rujjati l-ʾarḍu rajjan wabussati l-jibālu bassan
      When the earth is shaken with convulsion / And the mountains are crushed, crumbling
ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

بَسّ (bassm

  1. verbal noun of بَسَّ (bassa) (form I)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 56:4-5:
      إِذَا رُجَّتِ الْأَرْضُ رَجًّا وَبُسَّتِ الْجِبَالُ بَسًّا‎‎
      ʾiḏā rujjati l-ʾarḍu rajjan wabussati l-jibālu bassan
      When the earth is shaken with convulsion / And the mountains are crushed, crumbling
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

بُسْ (bus) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of بَاسَ(bāsa)

Egyptian ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian بس(bas), from Middle Persian ws (/was/).

ConjunctionEdit

بس (bas)

  1. but
  2. only, just

Gulf ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian بس(bas), from Middle Persian ws (/was/).

ConjunctionEdit

بس (bas)

  1. but, though
    رِحْتْ اِلْمَطْعَمْ بَسْ كَانْ مْسَكَّر‎ ― I went to the restaurant but it was closed.
  2. only, just
    سِعِر اِلْوَجْبَة بَسْ دِينَار‎ ― The meal costs just one dinar.
  3. enough
    بَسِّكْ كَمْيُوتَر‎ ― Enough computer (time) for you!

Hijazi ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic بَسّ(bass, cat).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

بس (bissm (plural بسس(bisas), feminine بِسَّة(bissa))

  1. cat
Usage notesEdit

The feminine noun بسة(bissa) is used more regardless of the animal's gender.

Etymology 2Edit

From Persian بس(bas, enough, only).

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

بس (bas)

  1. only, just
  2. enough
    Synonym: كفاية(kifāya)
  3. but, though
    Synonym: لكن(lākin)

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian ws (/was/).

AdverbEdit

بس (bas)

  1. enough, sufficiently
  2. only

DeterminerEdit

بس (bas)

  1. many

Usage notesEdit

Usually used in form of بسی(basi).

InterjectionEdit

بس (bas)

  1. enough
    بسه!‎‎ ― bas e!Enough!

PrefixEdit

بس (bas)

  1. poly-

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Bengali: ব্যাস (byas)
  • Gujarati: બસ (bas)
  • Hindustani:
    Hindi: बस (bas)
    Urdu: بس
  • Punjabi:
    Gurmukhi: ਬਸ (bas)
    Shahmukhi: بس

South Levantine ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Persian بس(bas), from Middle Persian ws (/was/).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bas/, [bas]
  • (file)

AdverbEdit

بسّ (bass)

  1. only, just
    ماما، بسّ خمس دقايق.‎‎
    māmā, bass ḵams daʔāyeʔ
    Mom, just five minutes.

ConjunctionEdit

بسّ (bass)

  1. but
    Synonyms: لاكن(lāken), أمّا(ʔamma)
  2. as soon as, once (with subjunctive verb)
    Synonym: لمّا(lamma)

InterjectionEdit

بسّ (bass)

  1. that's enough!, stop it!
    Synonyms: خلص(ḵalaṣ), حاجة(ḥāje)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

بسّ (bissm (plural بساس(bsās), feminine بسّة(bisse))

  1. cat
Usage notesEdit

The feminine noun بسّة(bisse) is used more regardless of the animal's gender.