Reconstruction:Proto-Semitic/ṭāb-

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Proto-Semitic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

*ṭāb-

  1. good, pleasant to the senses

Descendants[edit]

  • Akkadian: 𒄭 (ṭābu, DÙG, pleasant)
  • Arabic: طَيِّب (ṭayyib, good, pleasant) (pursuant to general developments for adjectives of hollow roots to gain the pattern CayyiC)
  • Aramaic: טבא (ṭābā)
  • Hebrew: טוֹב (ṭōḇ)
  • Old South Arabian: 𐩷𐩺𐩨 (ṭyb, sweet-smelling) (the unknown vocalization raises doubts)
  • Ugaritic: 𐎉𐎁 (ṭb, good)