تاب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ت و ب (t-w-b)

Verb[edit]

تَابَ (tāba) I, imperfect يَتُوبُ‎ (yatūbu)

  1. to repent, to be penitent, to do penance
    • فلما أفاق قل سبحانك تبت إليك وأنا اول المسلمين
      And when he (Moses) awoke, he said: "Exalted are You! I have repented to You, and I am the first of believers!"

Conjugation[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Old Armenian տապ (tap, heat), an Iranian borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari تاب
Iranian Persian تاب
Tajik тоб (tob)

تاب (tâb)

  1. heat, warmth
  2. glow, radiance
  3. burning, inflaming, illuminating
  4. endurance, power

References[edit]

  • تاب in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul