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3 letters words from 'bas'

ABS 5BAS 5
SAB 5 

2 letters words from 'bas'

AB 4AS 2
BA 4 

All 3 letters words made out of bas

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Definitions and meaning of bas

bas

Noun

bas

  1. plural of ba

Verb

bas

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ba

Anagrams

  • ABS, ABs, Abs, BSA, SAB, SBA, Sab., abs, abs-, abs., sab

Afrikaans

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [bɑs]

Noun

bas (plural [please provide])

  1. bass (instrument)
  2. bass (low frequencies of sound)

References

  • 2007. The UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Department of Linguistics.

Cebuano

Alternative forms

  • balas

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ba‧las

Noun

bas

  1. sand

Quotations

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:bas.


Cimbrian

Alternative forms

  • baz (Luserna)

Etymology

From Middle High German waz, from Old High German waz, from Proto-West Germanic *hwat, from Proto-Germanic *hwat, nominative and accusative singular neuter of *hwaz. Cognate with German was, English what.

Pronoun

bas (dative bassame)

  1. (Sette Comuni, interrogative) what, which

References

  • “bas” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Crimean Tatar

Etymology

From Italian basso (low).

Noun

bas

  1. bass, bass singer

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɑs/
  • Hyphenation: bas
  • Rhymes: -ɑs
  • Homophone: Bas

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Middle French basse, from Italian basso, from Late Latin bassus.

Noun

bas f (plural bassen, diminutive basje n)

  1. bass (instrument)
  2. bass (low frequencies of sound)
  3. bass (singing voice)
Derived terms
  • basgitaar
  • basklarinet
  • baslijn
  • bassist
  • contrabas

Descendants

  • Indonesian: bas (bass)

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

bas

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bassen
  2. imperative of bassen

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɑ/

Etymology 1

From Old French bas, from Late Latin bassus.

Adjective

bas (feminine singular basse, masculine plural bas, feminine plural basses)

  1. low
  2. bass
Derived terms
  • Bas-Canada
  • bas latin

Adverb

bas

  1. low

Noun

bas m (plural bas)

  1. socks; stockings; feet
  2. lower end; bottom (of a thing)
See also
  • bassesse
  • en bas
  • là-bas

Etymology 2

Shortened from bas-de-chausses.

Noun

bas m (plural bas)

  1. stocking
Derived terms
  • bas à jour
  • bas couture
  • bas résille
  • bas relief

Anagrams

  • ABS

Further reading

  • “bas” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Friulian

Etymology

From Late Latin bassus.

Adjective

bas

  1. low

Antonyms

  • alt

Hausa

Etymology

Borrowed from English bus.

Noun

bâs f (plural bâs-bâs)

  1. bus

Indonesian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbas]
  • Hyphenation: bas

Etymology 1

From Dutch bas (bass), from Middle French basse, from Italian basso, from Late Latin bassus.

Noun

bas (plural, first-person possessive basku, second-person possessive basmu, third-person possessive basnya)

  1. bass,
    1. a low spectrum of sound tones.
    2. a section of musical group that produces low-pitched sound, lower than the baritone and tenor.
    3. one who sings in the bass range.

Etymology 2

From Dutch baas (boss), from Middle Dutch baes (master of a household, friend), from Old Dutch *baso (uncle, kinsman), from Proto-Germanic *baswô. Cognates include Middle Low German bās (supervisor, foreman), Old Frisian bas (master); possibly also Old High German basa ("father's sister, cousin"; > German Base (aunt, cousin)). Doublet of bos.

Noun

bas (plural, first-person possessive basku, second-person possessive basmu, third-person possessive basnya)

  1. (colloquial) boss, chief, superior
    Synonyms: bos, mandor, pemborong, pembesar, kepala

Further reading

  • “bas” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bˠasˠ/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Middle English bace, alteration of bars, from Old English bærs (a fish, perch), from Proto-Germanic *barsaz (perch), from Proto-Indo-European *bhars-, *bharst- (prickle, thorn, scale).

Noun

bas f (genitive singular baise, nominative plural basa)

  1. sea bass
Declension
Synonyms
  • doingean mara

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English boss, from Dutch baas, from Middle Dutch baes (master of a household, friend), from Old Dutch *baso (uncle, kinsman), from Proto-Germanic *baswô, masculine form of *baswōn (father's sister, aunt, cousin).

Noun

bas m (genitive singular bas, nominative plural basanna)

  1. boss (person in charge)
  2. the best (of its class, etc.)
Declension

Etymology 3

Noun

bas f (genitive singular baise, nominative plural basa)

  1. Alternative form of bos

Mutation

Further reading

  • "bas" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Malay

Etymology

Borrowed from English bus.

Noun

bas (plural bas-bas, informal 1st possessive basku, impolite 2nd possessive basmu, 3rd possessive basnya)

  1. bus

Middle English

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Old French bas, from Late Latin bassus.

Alternative forms

  • bace, base, baas, bass, basse

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /baːs/, /bas/

Adjective

bas

  1. Low, short; lacking in height or altitude.
  2. Positioned or placed low; lower than surrounding places.
  3. Quiet; lacking in loudness or volume.
  4. Poor, unlucky, common; of low rank or wealth.
  5. (rare) Low-quality; degraded.
Descendants
  • English: base
  • Scots: base
References
  • “bā̆s (adj.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-03-03.

Etymology 2

From Old French base.

Noun

bas

  1. Alternative form of base

Norman

Etymology

From Old French [Term?], from Late Latin bassus.

Adjective

bas m

  1. (Guernsey, Jersey) low

Derived terms

Noun

bas m (plural bas)

  1. (Jersey) ground floor

Occitan

Alternative forms

  • baish (Gascon)

Etymology

From Latin bassus.

Adjective

bas m (feminine singular bassa, masculine plural basses, feminine plural bassas)

  1. low
    Antonyms: naut, aut

Old French

Etymology

From Latin bassus.

Adjective

bas m (oblique and nominative feminine singular base)

  1. low (near the ground)

Descendants

  • English: base
  • French: bas
  • Norman: bas

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bas/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Celtic *bostā (palm, fist) (compare Breton boz (hollow of the hand)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷost-, *gʷosdʰ- (branch).

Noun

bas f

  1. palm (of the hand)

Inflection

Alternative forms

  • bos

Related terms

  • lám (hand)

Descendants

  • Irish: bos
  • Scottish Gaelic: bas

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

bas

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive relative of is

Alternative forms

  • bes

Mutation


Palauan

Etymology

From Pre-Palauan *baca, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *baʀah, from Proto-Austronesian *baʀah.

Noun

bas

  1. ember

Polish

Etymology

From Latin bassus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bas/

Noun

bas m inan

  1. bass (low spectrum of sound, an instrument or a singer)
  2. a bass loudspeaker

Declension

Derived terms

  • basista, basistka

Further reading

  • bas in Polish dictionaries at PWN

References


Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) bass

Etymology

From Late Latin bassus.

Adjective

bas m (f bassa, m pl bas, f pl bassas)

  1. (Vallader) deep, low

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish bass

Noun

bas f (genitive boise, dative bois, plural basan)

  1. palm (of a hand)
    buailibh ur basan - clap your hands
  2. (dated) spoke

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Italian basso, from Late Latin bassus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bâs/

Noun

bȁs m (Cyrillic spelling ба̏с)

  1. bass

Declension

References

  • “bas” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /báːs/

Noun

bȃs m inan

  1. bass (low frequency sound)

Inflection


Southern Kam

Noun

bas

  1. aunt

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɑːs/

Noun

bas c

  1. base; foundation
  2. (mathematics) base, basis; a set of vectors which span a certain space
  3. (mathematics) base; the lower, horizontal line in a triangle or the horizontal plane in a cone, pyramid etc.
  4. (chemistry) base; alkali
  5. (molecular biology, colloquial) nucleotide in the context of a DNA or RNA polymer
  6. bass guitar
  7. a permanent structure for housing a military

Declension

Synonyms

  • (foundation): grund
  • (military): militärbas

See also

  • basvektor

Noun

bas c

  1. (dated) a (minor) officer or boss; the person in charge of the daily work

Declension

Synonyms

  • arbetsledare

See also

  • basa

Noun

bas c

  1. (uncountable, music) the tones of lowest frequency
  2. musical instruments, musicians, singers or loudspeakers presenting such tones

Declension

See also

  • baryton
  • basfiol
  • bashögtalare
  • basist
  • bastuba
  • elbas
  • kontrabas
  • tenor

Tatar

Alternative forms

  • pas

Noun

bas

  1. price

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English bus.

Noun

bas

  1. bus

Turkish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbas/
  • Hyphenation: bas

Noun

bas (definite accusative bası, plural baslar)

  1. (music) bass

Declension

Verb

bas

  1. second-person singular imperative of basmak

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /baːs/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin bassus (short, low).

Adjective

bas

  1. shallow

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Latin basis (foundation, base) and from English base.

Noun

bas m (plural basau)

  1. base

Derived terms

  • bas data (database)
  • pêl-fas (baseball)

Etymology 3

Borrowed from English bass or perhaps the same word as the first definition above.

Noun

bas m (plural basau)

  1. (music) bass

Derived terms

  • bas dwbl (double bass)

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • BA, the soul, in ancient Egyptian religion.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)