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HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Persian بس(bas).

AdverbEdit

बस (bas) (Urdu spelling بس‎)

  1. merely, only
    मैं बस यह कहना चाहता था कि ...
    ma͠i bas yah kahnā cāhtā thā ki ...
    I only wanted to say that ...
    Synonym: सिर्फ़ (sirf)

InterjectionEdit

बस (bas) (Urdu spelling بس‎)

  1. enough
    बस! तमाशा बंद करो!bas! tamāśā band karo!Enough! Stop this nonsense!
    बस, इतना ठीक हैbas, itnā ṭhīk haiEnough, this much is fine.

AdjectiveEdit

बस (bas) (Urdu spelling بس‎)

  1. enough; ample

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English bus.

NounEdit

बस (basf (Urdu spelling بس‎)

  1. bus
    बस सेवाbas sevābus service

DeclensionEdit

Declension of बस
Singular Plural
Direct बस (bas) बसें (basẽ)
Oblique बस (bas) बसों (basõ)
Vocative बस (bas) बसो (baso)

Etymology 3Edit

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀲 (vasa), from Sanskrit वश (vaśa), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wášas.

NounEdit

बस (basm (Urdu spelling بس‎)

  1. power, control, ability
    यह काम तेरे बस का नहीं है।
    yah kām tere bas kā nahī̃ hai.
    This work is beyond your ability.
    बस मेंbas mẽin one's abilities

DeclensionEdit

Declension of बस
Singular Plural
Direct बस (bas) बस (bas)
Oblique बस (bas) बसों (basõ)
Vocative बस (bas) बसो (baso)

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

बस (bas)

  1. second-person singular imperative of बसना (basnā)

ReferencesEdit

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “बस”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “बस”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

NepaliEdit

NounEdit

बस (bas)

  1. bus