طيب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ṭāb- with leveling to the typical Arabic adjective pattern CayyiC of hollow roots, in this case the root ط ي ب(ṭ-y-b). Related to Hebrew טוב‎.

Adjective[edit]

طَيِّب (ṭayyib) (feminine طَيِّبَة(ṭayyiba), masculine plural طَيِّبُونَ(ṭayyibūna), feminine plural طَيِّبَات(ṭayyibāt), elative أَطْيَب(ʾaṭyab))

  1. good
  2. charming, pleasant, agreeable
  3. enjoyable
  4. tasty, palatable
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Descendants[edit]
  • Maltese: tajjeb

Proper noun[edit]

طَيِّب (ṭayyibm

  1. A male given name
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ط ي ب(ṭ-y-b). Compare Old South Arabian 𐩷𐩺𐩨(ṭyb, incense), Shehri ṭíb (gold), Akkadian 𒁵 (/ṭābtu/, goodness; salt) at least for the semantics.

Noun[edit]

طِيب (ṭībm

  1. verbal noun of طَابَ(ṭāba) (form I)
  2. goodness, kind-heartedness; agreeability
  3. fragrance, scent, perfume
    • 13th Century CE, Imam Al-Busiri, Al-Burda:
      لَا طِيبَ يَعْدِلُ تُرْبًا ضَمَّ أَعْظُمَهُ
      ṭība yaʿdilu turban ḍamma ʾaʿẓumahu
      No perfume equals the dust (earth) which is touching his body.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

طَيَّبَ (ṭayyaba) II, non-past يُطَيِّبُ‎‎ (yuṭayyibu)

  1. to season, to spice (food)
  2. to make pleasant, to make sweet
  3. to perfume, to aromatise
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Gulf Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic طَيِّب(ṭayyib).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

طيب (ṭayyɪbm

  1. a kind person
    Synonym: شقردي

Adjective[edit]

طيب (ṭayyɪb)

  1. good, nice, pleasant
    Synonym: زين(zen)
    Antonyms: خبيث(xəbiθ), شين(ʃen)

Himyaritic[edit]

Noun[edit]

طيب (ṭīb)

  1. gold

References[edit]

  • Kees Versteegh, Mushira Eid: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics. 2007, →ISBN, page 694

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ط ي ب

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic طَيَّبَ(ṭayyaba).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tˤij.jab/, /tˤaj.jab/

Verb[edit]

طِيب or طَيب (ṭiyyab or ṭayyab) (form II, non-past يطِيب(yṭiyyab) or يطَيب(yṭayyab))

  1. to cook
    Synonym: طبخ(ṭbaḵ)
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