باش

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Central Kurdish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Northern Kurdish baş

باش⁩ (baş)

  1. good

Khalaj[edit]

Noun[edit]

باش⁩ (baş, bâş) (definite accusativeباشؽ⁩, pluralباشلار⁩)

  1. Arabic spelling of baş, bâş (head)

Declension[edit]

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicبِأَيِّ شَيْء(biʔayyi šayʔ, with what thing).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baːʃ/, /baʃ/
  • (file)

Conjunction[edit]

بَاش (bāš or baš)

  1. in order to, in order that, so that: followed by the subjunctive mood
    دخلت للكوزينة باش نشرب الما
    dḵult l-el-kuzīna bāš našrub el-mā
    I entered the kitchen to drink water.

Adverb[edit]

بَاش (bāš or baš)

  1. (interrogative) with what?
    باش كلتي داك الشي؟
    bāš kalti dāk eš-ši
    With what did you eat that?

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *baĺč (head).

Noun[edit]

باش (baş)

  1. head
    باشدن ایاغه⁩ ― başdan ayağafrom head to toe (literally, “from head to foot”)
  2. chief, master, leader, head
  3. prow, bow, foreship

Derived terms[edit]

  • اوطه باشی(oda başı, chief of a chamber of servants)
  • باشاق(başak, ear of corn, spike)
  • باشجی(başçı, seller of cooked sheep's heads)
  • باشلق(başlık, cowl; capital)

Descendants[edit]

  • Gagauz: baş
  • Turkish: baş
  • Albanian: bash
  • Armenian: պաշ (paš)
  • Bulgarian: баш (baš)
  • Macedonian: баш (baš)
  • Romanian: baș
  • Serbo-Croatian: bȁšба̏ш

References[edit]

Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Readings
Classical reading? bāš
Dari reading? bāš
Iranian reading? bâš
Tajik reading? boš

Verb[edit]

باش (bâš)

  1. present stem form of بودن(budan)

Tunisian Arabic[edit]

Particle[edit]

باش⁩ (bēš)

  1. added to an imperfect (present) verb form to express future tense: will

Uyghur[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *baĺč (head).

Noun[edit]

باش (bash) (pluralباشلار(bashlar))

  1. head
  2. head (of a gang, unit, etc.), leader, chief
  3. the top, peak (of mountain, tree, etc.)
  4. the top end, far end, the front
  5. an end, one end
  6. the beginning, start
  7. the hair
  8. the brain, mind, thinking
  9. life
  10. leadership, authority, command
  11. average

Declension[edit]


Adjective[edit]

باش (bash)

  1. the main, chief

Counter[edit]

باش (bash)

  1. a measure word (for vegetables, etc.)
    بىر باش پىياز⁩ ― bir bash piyazan onion