See also: bos, Bos, , bõs, boš, boș, bo's, and Bos.

AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *boĺ.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [boʃ]
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

boş (comparative daha boş, superlative ən boş, intensive bomboş)

  1. empty
    Xəzinə boşdur, pul yoxdur!The treasury is empty, there is no money!
  2. available, not occupied
    Sabah axşam boşam, gələ bilərsən.I'm free tomorrow evening, you can come [then].
  3. spare (of time)
    Boş vaxtım olanda, kitab oxumaqdan xoşum gəlir.
    When I have spare time, I like reading.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Lezgi: буш (buš)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*boĺ”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish بوش(boş), from Proto-Turkic *boĺ (empty).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈboʃ/, [ˈbo̞ʃ]
  • Hyphenation: boş

AdjectiveEdit

boş (intensive bomboş)

  1. empty, unoccupied, blank
    boş kutuempty box
    boş kâğıtblank paper
  2. (of a position, a post of employment, a job) open, available
    Synonym: müsait
    Yarın sabah boşum.
    I'm available tomorrow morning.
  3. (of cups and dishes) used, empty
    Synonym: kirli (dirty)
    Boşları verin, mutfağa götüreyim.
    Hand me the empty cups, let me take them to the kitchen.
  4. (figuratively) meaningless, pointless
  5. (figuratively) ignorant, unskilled, unqualified
  6. (figuratively) useless, pointless, in vain, no-good
    Synonym: yararsız (unbeneficial)
    boş tesellileruseless consolations

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AdverbEdit

boş

  1. (figuratively) unprepared, off guard
    boş yakalanmakto get caught off guard

NounEdit

boş (definite accusative boşu, plural boşlar)

  1. nonsense

Derived termsEdit