تف

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See also: بق and تق

Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

تَفِ (tafi) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular non-past active jussive of وَفَى (wafā)
  2. third-person feminine singular non-past active jussive of وَفَى (wafā)

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ptyēw- (to spit, vomit). Akin to Ossetian ту (tu, spittle), Sanskrit ष्ठीवति (ṣṭhīvati, to spit), Armenian թուք (tʿukʿ, spit, spittle), Serbo-Croatian pljuvati (to spit), Ancient Greek πτύω (ptúō, to spit out), Latin spuō (to spit), English spew.

Noun[edit]

تف (tof)

  1. spittle

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

تف (taf)

  1. flame, heat, warmth

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