خوش

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See also: خوس‎, جوش, and حوش

Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

خَوَّشَ (ḵawwaša) II, non-past يُخَوِّشُ‎‎ (yuḵawwišu)

  1. to countersink
  2. to ream

Conjugation[edit]


Gulf Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian خوش(xoš).

Adjective[edit]

خوش (ḵōš)

  1. (with a following noun) good; someone or something good
    اهي خوش زوجة.‎‎
    ihya ḵōš zōja
    She’s a good wife.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The sense is adjectival, but the construction is like that of a noun or pronoun.

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (xwš /xwaš/), from Proto-Iranian. Cognate with Khotanese khaṣṣa- (pleasant), Northern Kurdish xweş, Zazaki weş, Baluchi وش(waš), etc..

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Dari Persian خوش
Iranian Persian
Tajik хуш (xuš)

خوش (xoš) (comparative خوش‌تر‎, superlative خوش‌ترین‎)

  1. happy
  2. pleasant

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Gulf Arabic: خوش
  • Uyghur: خوش(xosh)
  • Turkish: hoş
  • Azerbaijani: xoş
  • Kazakh: хош (xoş), қош (qoş)
  • → Hindustani:
    Hindi: ख़ुश (xuś)
    Urdu: خوش(xuś)
  • Punjabi: ਖੁਸ਼ (khush), خوش(khush)
  • Seraiki: خوش(khush)

Seraiki[edit]

Adjective[edit]

خوش (transliteration needed)

  1. happy

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian خوش(xuš).

Adjective[edit]

خوش (xuš) (Hindi spelling ख़ुश)

  1. happy

Uyghur[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

خوش (xosh)

  1. goodbye