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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *ṭāb- with leveling to the typical Arabic adjective pattern CayyiC of hollow roots, in this case the root ط ي ب(ṭ-y-b).

AdjectiveEdit

طَيِّب (ṭayyib) (feminine طَيِّبَة(ṭayyiba), masculine plural طَيِّبُونَ(ṭayyibūna), feminine plural طَيِّبَات(ṭayyibāt), elative أَطْيَب(ʾaṭyab))

  1. good
  2. charming, pleasant, agreeable
  3. enjoyable
  4. tasty, palatable
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Maltese: tajjeb

Proper nounEdit

طَيِّب (ṭayyibm

  1. A male given name
DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ط ي ب(ṭ-y-b). Compare Old South Arabian 𐩷𐩺𐩨(ṭyb, incense), Shehri: ṭíb (gold), Akkadian: 𒁵 (/ṭābtu/, goodness; salt) at least for the semantics.

NounEdit

طِيب (ṭībm

  1. goodness, kind-heartedness; agreeability
  2. fragrance, scent
    • 13th Century CE, Imam Al-Busiri, Al-Burda:
      لَا طِيبَ يَعْدِلُ تُرْبًا ضَمَّ أَعْظُمَهُ
      ṭība yaʿdilu turban ḍamma ʾaʿẓumahu
      No perfume equals the dust (earth) which is touching his body.
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

Gulf ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kuwait) IPA(key): /tˤəjːɪb/

NounEdit

طيب (ṭayyɪbm

  1. A kind person
    Synonym: شقردي

AdjectiveEdit

طيب (ṭayyɪbm

  1. good, nice, pleasant
    Synonym: زين(zen)
    Antonyms: خبيث(xəbiθ), شين(ʃen)

HimyariticEdit

NounEdit

طيب (ṭīb)

  1. gold

ReferencesEdit

  • Kees Versteegh, Mushira Eid: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics. 2007, →ISBN, page 694