طويل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ط و ل(ṭ-w-l). Ultimately from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *ṭVwl- (long, far); cognate with Egyptian dwn (to stretch out, to be stretched out).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tˁa.wiːl/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

طَوِيل (ṭawīl) (feminine طَوِيلَة(ṭawīla), common plural طِوَالٌ(ṭiwālun), feminine plural طَوِيلَات(ṭawīlāt), elative أَطْوَل(ʾaṭwal))

  1. long, tall

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “طول”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

طويل (ṭawīl)

  1. tall
  2. long