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), Maltan tajjeb.

Adjective[edit]

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

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

Noun[edit]

طِيب (ṭībm

  1. goodness, kind-heartedness; agreeability
  2. fragrance, scent
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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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