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KalashaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit वंश (vaṃśa), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wanĉás. Cognate with Hindi बाँस (bā̃s), Shughni вис (vis).

NounEdit

baš (Arabic script باش‎)

  1. wooden beam used for supporting roofs

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *bъšь.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

bȁš (Cyrillic spelling ба̏ш)

  1. (used for emphasis, or as an intensifier) at all, truly, really, exactly
    Ne volim baš nikog!I don't like anybody at all
    Baš zbunjujuće!Truly confusing!
    Zar baš ni(t)ko?No one at all?
    Kad baš hoćeš...If you really want to...
    Zašto baš ja?Why me exactly?
  2. (used for emphatic confirmation) right, indeed, truly, for real
    Hladnije je jutros. Bilo je toplije jučer. - Baš je!It's colder this morning. It was warmer yesterday. - Right!
  3. (intensifier, informal, sarcastic) just, exactly, really, truly
    Ma, baš sam ti zahvalan!Oh, I am really grateful!
    Ma da? To je baš super!Yeah? That's just great!
  4. just, just about, exactly
    Počelo je kišiti baš kad sam izašao.It started raining just when I left the house.
    Baš sam mislio izaći van!I was just about to go out!
    To je baš što trebam.That's just what I need

Etymology 2Edit

From Ottoman Turkish باش(baş).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bȁš m (Cyrillic spelling ба̏ш)

  1. (regional) head, chief, elder, leader
  2. (regional, adjectivally) first, main, oldest
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ReferencesEdit

  • baš” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • baš” in Hrvatski jezični portal