طيب

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

طِيب (ṭīb?

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

VerbEdit

طيب (ṭayyaba) (perfect)

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

AdjectiveEdit

طَيِّب (ṭayyib)

  1. charming, pleasant, agreeable
  2. enjoyable
  3. tasty, palatable

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 6 December 2013, at 19:30