boş

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: bos, Bos, , bõs, boš, boș, bo's, and Bos.

Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *boĺ.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [boʃ]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

boş (comparative daha boş, superlative ən boş, intensive bomboş)

  1. empty
    Xəzinə boşdur, pul yoxdur!The treasury is empty, there is no money!
  2. available, not occupied, free
    Sabah axşam boşam, gələ bilərsən.I'm free tomorrow evening, you can come [then].
  3. free, spare (of time)
    Boş vaxtım olanda, kitab oxumaqdan xoşum gəlir.
    When I have spare time, I like reading.

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Lezgi: буш (buš)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*boĺ”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish بوش(boş), from Proto-Turkic *boĺ (free, empty).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈboʃ/, [ˈbo̞ʃ]
  • Hyphenation: boş

Adjective[edit]

boş

  1. empty, unoccupied, free, blank
    boş kutuempty box
    boş kâğıtblank paper
  2. (of a position, a post of employment, a job) open, available
  3. free of tasks to do, unoccupied, available
    Synonym: müsait
    Yarın sabah boşum.
    I'm available tomorrow morning.
  4. (of cups and dishes) used, empty
    Synonym: kirli (dirty)
    Boşları verin, mutfağa götüreyim.
    Hand me the empty cups, let me take them to the kitchen.
  5. (figuratively) meaningless, pointless
  6. (figuratively) ignorant, unskilled, unqualified
  7. (figuratively) useless, pointless, in vain, no-good
    Synonym: yararsız (unbeneficial)
    boş tesellileruseless consolations

Antonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

boş

  1. (figuratively) unprepared, off guard
    boş yakalanmakto get caught off guard

Noun[edit]

boş (definite accusative boşu, plural boşlar)

  1. nonsense

Derived terms[edit]