طويل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tˤa.wiːl/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

طَوِيل (ṭawīl) (feminine طَوِيلَة(ṭawīla), common plural طِوَال(ṭiwāl), masculine plural طَوِيلُونَ(ṭawīlūna), feminine plural طَوِيلَات(ṭawīlāt), elative أَطْوَل(ʾaṭwal))

  1. long, tall

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Egyptian Arabic: طويل(ṭawīl, ṭowīl)
  • Maltese: twil
  • Moroccan Arabic: طويل(ṭwīl)

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]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic طَوِيل(ṭawīl).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

طويل (ṭawīl, ṭowīl)

  1. tall
  2. long

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ط و ل

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic طَوِيل(ṭawīl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

طويل (ṭwīl) (feminine طويلة(ṭwīla), common plural طوال(ṭwāl), masculine plural طويلين(ṭwīlīn), feminine plural طويلات(ṭwīlāt), elative أطول(ʔaṭwal) or طول(ṭwal))

  1. long, tall
    Antonym: قصير(qṣīr)

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ط و ل

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic طَوِيل(ṭawīl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tˤa.wiːl/, [tˤɑˈwiːl]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

طويل (ṭawīl) (feminine طويلة(ṭawīle), common plural طوال(ṭwāl), elative أطول(ʔaṭwal))

  1. long
    Antonym: قصير(ʾaṣīr)
  2. tall (people)
    Antonym: قصير(ʾaṣīr)

Derived terms[edit]