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 ...
    Synonym: 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 है
    bas, itnā ṭhīk hai
    Enough, 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

  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)

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