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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

Proper nounEdit

طَيِّب (ṭayyibm

  1. A male given name
DescendantsEdit

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