बस

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Persian بس(bas).

Adverb[edit]

बस (bas) (Urdu spelling بس‎)

  1. merely, only
    मैं बस यह कहना चाहता था कि ...
    ma͠i bas yah kahnā cāhtā thā ki ...
    I only wanted to say that ...
    Synonyms: केवल (keval), सिर्फ़ (sirf)

Interjection[edit]

बस (bas) (Urdu spelling بس‎)

  1. enough
    बस! तमाशा बंद करो!bas! tamāśā band karo!Enough! Stop this nonsense!
    बस, इतना ठीक हैbas, itnā ṭhīk haiEnough, this much is fine.

Adjective[edit]

बस (bas) (Urdu spelling بس‎)

  1. enough; ample

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English bus.

Noun[edit]

बस (basf (Urdu spelling بس‎)

  1. bus
    बस सेवाbas sevābus service

Declension[edit]

Declension of बस
Singular Plural
Direct बस (bas) बसें (basẽ)
Oblique बस (bas) बसों (basõ)
Vocative बस (bas) बसो (baso)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀯𑀲 (vasa), from Sanskrit वश (vaśa), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wášas.

Noun[edit]

बस (basm (Urdu spelling بس‎)

  1. power, control, ability
    यह काम तेरे बस का नहीं है।
    yah kām tere bas kā nahī̃ hai.
    This work is beyond your ability.
    बस मेंbas mẽin one's abilities

Declension[edit]

Declension of बस
Singular Plural
Direct बस (bas) बस (bas)
Oblique बस (bas) बसों (basõ)
Vocative बस (bas) बसो (baso)

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

बस (bas)

  1. second-person singular imperative of बसना (basnā)

References[edit]

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “बस”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “बस”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.

Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

बस (bas)

  1. bus