طالب

See also: طالت

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from the active participle of طَلَبَ(ṭalaba, to seek, to request, etc.), from the root ط ل ب(ṭ-l-b).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

طَالِب (ṭālibm (plural طَالِبُونَ(ṭālibūna) or طَلَبَة(ṭalaba) or طُلَّاب(ṭullāb), feminine طَالِبَة(ṭāliba))

  1. seeker, pursuer
  2. student, scholar
  3. claimant
  4. applicant, petitioner
  5. candidate

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Bengali: তালিব (talib)
  • Turkish: talebe

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “طلب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

PashtoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic طَالِب(ṭālib).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

طالب (tâlibm (plural طالبان(tâlibân))

  1. (in the singular) Taliban

DeclensionEdit


PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic طَالِب(ṭālib).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

طالب (tâleb) (plural طالبان(tâlebân))

  1. seeker
  2. student

South Levantine ArabicEdit

Root
ط ل ب

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic طَالِب(ṭālib).

NounEdit

طالب (ṭālebm (plural تلّاب(ṭullāb), feminine طالبة(ṭālbe))

  1. student, pupil
    Synonym: تلميذ(tilmīz)