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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic. Cognate with Hebrew טוֹב(ṭōḇ), Akkadian 𒄭(ṭābu, DÙG, pleasant), Ugaritic 𐎉𐎁(ṭb), Aramaic ܛܵܒ݂ܵܐ(ṭābā), Maltese tajjeb.

AdjectiveEdit

طَيِّب ‎(ṭayyib) ‎(feminine طَيِّبَة(ṭayyiba), elative أَطْيَب(ʾaṭyab))

  1. good
  2. charming, pleasant, agreeable
  3. enjoyable
  4. tasty, palatable
DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

طِيب ‎(ṭībm

  1. goodness, kind-heartedness; agreeability
  2. fragrance, scent
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

طَيَّبَ ‎(ṭayyaba) II, non-past يُطَيِّبُ‎ (yuṭayyibu)

  1. to season, to spice (food)
  2. to make pleasant, to make sweet
  3. to perfume, to aromatise
ConjugationEdit

HimyariticEdit

NounEdit

طيب ‎(ṭīb)

  1. gold

ReferencesEdit

  • Kees Versteegh, Mushira Eid, Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics (2007, ISBN 9004144757), page 694