بس

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See also: بش‎, پس, and پش

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ب س س(b-s-s).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

بَسَّ (bassa) I, non-past يَبُسُّ‎‎ (yabussu)

  1. (transitive) to crush
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 56:4-5:
      إِذَا رُجَّتِ الْأَرْضُ رَجًّا وَبُسَّتِ الْجِبَالُ بَسًّا‎‎
      ʾiḏā rujjati l-ʾarḍu rajjan wabussati l-jibālu bassan
      When the earth is shaken with convulsion / And the mountains are crushed, crumbling
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بَسّ (bassm

  1. verbal noun of بَسَّ (bassa) (form I)
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 56:4-5:
      إِذَا رُجَّتِ الْأَرْضُ رَجًّا وَبُسَّتِ الْجِبَالُ بَسًّا‎‎
      ʾiḏā rujjati l-ʾarḍu rajjan wabussati l-jibālu bassan
      When the earth is shaken with convulsion / And the mountains are crushed, crumbling
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

بُسْ (bus) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of بَاسَ(bāsa)

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian بس(bas), from Middle Persian ws (/was/).

Conjunction[edit]

بس (bas)

  1. but
  2. only, just

Gulf Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian بس(bas), from Middle Persian ws (/was/).

Conjunction[edit]

بس (bas)

  1. but, though
    رِحْتْ اِلْمَطْعَمْ بَسْ كَانْ مْسَكَّر‎ ― I went to the restaurant but it was closed.
  2. only, just
    سِعِر اِلْوَجْبَة بَسْ دِينَار‎ ― The meal costs just one dinar.
  3. enough
    بَسِّكْ كَمْيُوتَر‎ ― Enough computer (time) for you!

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic بَسّ(bass, cat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بس (bissm (plural بسس(bisas), feminine بِسَّة(bissa))

  1. cat
Usage notes[edit]

The feminine noun بسة(bissa) is used more regardless of the animal's gender.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian بس(bas, enough,only).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

بس (bas)

  1. only, just
  2. enough
    Synonym: كفاية(kifāya)
  3. but, though
    Synonym: لكن(lākin)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian ws (/was/).

Adverb[edit]

بس (bas)

  1. enough, sufficiently
  2. only

Determiner[edit]

بس (bas)

  1. many

Usage notes[edit]

Usually used in form of بسی(basi).

Interjection[edit]

بس (bas)

  1. enough
    بسه!‎‎ ― bas e!Enough!

Prefix[edit]

بس (bas)

  1. poly-

Derived terms[edit]


South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian بس(bas).

Adverb[edit]

بس (bass)

  1. only, just

Conjunction[edit]

بس (bass)

  1. but
    Synonym: لاكن(lāken)
  2. as soon as, once (with subjunctive verb)
    Synonym: لما(lamma)

Interjection[edit]

بس (bass)

  1. that's enough!, stop it!
    Synonym: خلص(ḵalaṣ)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

بس (bissm (plural بساس(bsās), feminine بسة(bisse))

  1. cat
Usage notes[edit]

The feminine noun بسة(bisse) is used more regardless of the animal's gender.