لطيف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ل ط ف (l-ṭ-f)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

لَطِيف (laṭīf), masculine plural لطاف (liṭāf)‎ or لطفاء (luṭafā’)‎

  1. thin, fine, delicate, dainty
  2. little, small, insignificant
  3. gentle, soft, light, mild
  4. pleasant, agreeable
  5. amiable, friendly, kind, nice
  6. civil, courteous, polite, refined
  7. affable, genial
  8. charming, lovely, graceful, elegant
  9. brilliant, witty

Usage notes[edit]

اللطيف (al-laṭīf, the All-gentle, the Kind) is one of the 99 names of Allah.

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