A primitive root; to taste; figuratively, to perceive -- X but, perceive, taste.
טָעַם verb taste, perceive (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic , טְעֵים taste; Assyrian noun ‰êmû, sense, command, ZimBP 92 LyonSargontexte 67 AsrbAnnals iii, 95; Arabic eat, taste, examine by tasting; Ethiopic taste, examine by tasting, etc.) —
Qal Perfect3masculine singular ׳ט 1 Samuel 14:24; 3feminine singular טָֽעֲמָה Proverbs 31:18; 1singular טָעַמְתִּי 1 Samuel 14:29, 43; Imperfect3masculine singular יִטְעַם 1 Samuel 19:36 2t.; 1 singular אֶטְעַם 2 Samuel 3:35; 3masculine plural יִטְעֲמוּ Jonah 3:7; Imperative masculine plural טַעֲמוּ Psalm 34:9; Infinitive absolute טָעֹם 1 Samuel 14:13; —
3 figurative Proverbs 31:18 she tasteth that her gain is good (object clause with כִּי), i.e. she experiences that her trade is profitable; so יהוה כִּיטֿוֺב וּרְאוּ מַעֲמוּ Psalm 34:9 taste ye and see that ׳י is good.