talab

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hindi तालाब (tālāb), from Persian تالاب(tâlâb).

Noun[edit]

talab (plural talabs)

  1. (Middle East, India, Pakistan) A pond for harvesting rainwater.
    • 2009 September 13, Rick Westhead, “India: Will the tap run dry?”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      Harish, whose foundation provides villages with some of the building costs for tankas and talabs, grins as she relates the story.

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ta‧lab

Noun[edit]

talab

  1. a pen shell; any member of the family Pinnidae

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Maltese[edit]

Root
t-l-b
5 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic طَلَبَ(ṭalaba, to demand, ask, beg). Though the Arabic verb can mean “to ask God in prayer”, the general sense “to pray” is not present. In Maltese, it is without doubt a semantic influence from Sicilian prigari (both “to ask” and “to pray”), from Latin precari.

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Verb[edit]

talab (imperfect jitlob, past participle mitlub, verbal noun talb or tlib)

  1. to ask for; to request; to beg
  2. to pray; to be in prayer

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of talab
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
perfect m tlabt tlabt talab tlabna tlabtu talbu
f talbet
imperfect m nitlob titlob jitlob nitolbu titolbu jitolbu
f titlob
imperative itlob itolbu

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ta‧lab
  • IPA(key): /taˈlab/, [tɐˈlab]

Adjective[edit]

taláb

  1. potently effective; proved effective (of medicine, advice, lesson, etc.)
    Synonyms: mabisa, nagkabisa, may-bisa
  2. effectively cutting through (of cutting tools)

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Noun[edit]

taláb

  1. potent effectiveness; effective action (of medicine, advice, lesson, etc.)
    Synonyms: bisa, epekto
  2. cutting action (of cutting tools)
    Synonym: kagat
  3. (obsolete) act of blunting a tool
  4. (obsolete) root used for dyeing

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