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 CE, 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 CE, 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 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

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 مْصَكَّر‎ ― 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!

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]