لطيف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ل ط ف ‎(l-ṭ-f)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

لَطِيف ‎(laṭīf) ‎(feminine لَطِيفَة ‎(laṭīfa), masculine plural لِطَاف ‎(liṭāf) or لُطَفَاء ‎(luṭafāʾ), elative أَلْطَف ‎(ʾalṭaf))

  1. thin, fine, delicate, dainty
  2. little, small, insignificant
  3. gentle, soft, light, mild
  4. pleasant, agreeable
  5. amiable, friendly, kind, nice
  6. civil, courteous, polite, refined
  7. affable, genial
  8. charming, lovely, graceful, elegant
  9. brilliant, witty

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

اَللَّطِيف ‎(al-laṭīf, the All-gentle, the Kind) is one of the 99 names of Allah.

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