طيب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic. Cognate with Hebrew טוֹב ‎(ṭōḇ), Akkadian 𒄭 ‎(ṭābu, DÙG, pleasant), Ugaritic 𐎉𐎁 ‎(ṭb), Aramaic ܛܵܒ݂ܵܐ ‎(ṭābā), Maltese tajjeb.

Adjective[edit]

طَيِّب ‎(ṭayyib) ‎(feminine طَيِّبَة ‎(ṭayyiba), elative أَطْيَب ‎(ʾaṭyab))

  1. good
  2. charming, pleasant, agreeable
  3. enjoyable
  4. tasty, palatable
Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

طِيب ‎(ṭībm

  1. goodness, kind-heartedness; agreeability
  2. fragrance, scent
Declension[edit]

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
Conjugation[edit]

Himyaritic[edit]

Noun[edit]

طيب ‎(ṭīb)

  1. gold

References[edit]

  • Kees Versteegh, Mushira Eid, Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics (2007, ISBN 9004144757), page 694