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
    • 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)
    • 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]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

بُسْ (bus) (form I)

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

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian

Conjunction[edit]

بس (bas)

  1. but
  2. only, just

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
    • بس إه!‏
      bas e!
      Enough!

Prefix[edit]

بس (bas)

  1. poly-

Derived terms[edit]