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.

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Dari Persian خوش
Iranian Persian
Tajik хуш (xuš)

خوش (xoš) (comparative خوش‌تر‎, superlative خوش‌ترین‎)

  1. happy
  2. pleasant

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Gulf Arabic: خوش
  • Uyghur: خوش(xosh)
  • Turkish: hoş
  • Azerbaijani: xoş
  • → Hindustani:
    Hindi: ख़ुश (xuś)
    Urdu: خوش(xuś)
  • Punjabi: ਖੁਸ਼ (khush), خوش(khush)
  • Seraiki: خوش(khush)

SeraikiEdit

AdjectiveEdit

خوش (transliteration needed)

  1. happy

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian خوش(xuš).

AdjectiveEdit

خوش (xuš) (Hindi spelling ख़ुश)

  1. happy

UyghurEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

خوش (xosh)

  1. goodbye