طيب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

طِيب (ṭīb?

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

Verb[edit]

طيب (ṭayyaba) (perfect)

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

Adjective[edit]

طَيِّب (ṭayyib)

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

See also[edit]