See also: خوس‎, جوش, and حوش

ArabicEdit

VerbEdit

خَوَّشَ (ḵawwaša) II, non-past يُخَوِّشُ‎‎ (yuḵawwišu)

  1. to countersink
  2. to ream

ConjugationEdit


Gulf ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian خوش(xoš).

AdjectiveEdit

خوش (ḵōš)

  1. (with a following noun) good; someone or something good
    اهي خوش زوجة.‎‎
    ihya ḵōš zōja
    She’s a good wife.

Usage notesEdit

  • The sense is adjectival, but the construction is like that of a noun or pronoun.

North Mesopotamian ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian خوش(xoš).

AdjectiveEdit

خوش (ḵōšm or f

  1. (with a following noun) good; someone or something good
    هذي خوش سيارة
    haðiːḵōš səj.jɑː.rə
    This is a good car.

SynonymsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The sense is adjectival, but the construction is like that of a noun or pronoun.

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (xwš /xwaš/), from Proto-Iranian *xwašah, of uncertian etymology. Cognate with Khotanese khaṣṣa- (pleasant), Northern Kurdish xweş, Zazaki weş, Baluchi وش(waš), etc..

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Dari خوش
Iranian Persian
Tajik хуш (xuš)

خوش (xoš) (comparative خوش‌تَر(xoš-tar), superlative خوش‌تَرین(xoš-tarin))

  1. happy
  2. pleasant

InflectionEdit

Predicative forms of خوش (xoš)
singular plural
1st person
(“I am, we are”)
خوشم
(xošam)
خوشیم
(xošim)
2nd person
(“you are”)
خوشی
(xoši)
خوشید
(xošid)
خوشین
(xošin)
3rd person
(“he/she/it is, they are”)
خوش است
(xoš ast)
خوشه
(xoše)
خوشند
(xošand)
خوشن
(xošan)
Colloquial.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Azerbaijani: xoş
  • Gulf Arabic: خوش(ḵōš)
  • → Hindustani:
    Hindi: ख़ुश (xuś)
    Urdu: خوش(xuś)
  • Kazakh: хош (xoş), қош (qoş)
  • North Mesopotamian Arabic: خوش(ḵōš)
  • Punjabi: ਖੁਸ਼ (khuś), خوش(khush)
  • Saraiki: خوش(khush)
  • Turkish: hoş
  • Uyghur: خوش(xosh)

SaraikiEdit

AdjectiveEdit

خوش (xoś)

  1. happy

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian خوش(xoš).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

خوش (xuś, xvuś) (Hindi spelling ख़ुश)

  1. happy

UyghurEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

خوش (xosh)

  1. goodbye