Word Summary
metab: the best
Original Word: מֵיטָב
Transliteration: metab
Phonetic Spelling: (may-tawb')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: the best
Meaning: the best part
Strong's Concordance

From yatab; the best part -- best.

see HEBREW yatab


H4315. metab

(מֵיטָב‎) noun [masculine] the best, only construct מֵיטַב‎ and as superlative; the best of a thing: כָּרְמוֺ ׳מ וּמ ׳שָׂדֵהוּExodus 22:4 (JE) the best of his field and the best of his vineyard (choicest fruit); ׳מ הַצּאֹןthe best of the sheep 1 Samuel 15:9, 15; ׳בְּמ הָאָרֶץin the best of the land Genesis 47:6, 11 (P).

יוּטָה יֻטָּה,‎ see below נטה‎.

יְטוּר‎ see below טוּר‎.

יין‎ (√ of following; meaning unknown; regarded as loan-word by LagArmen. Stud. § 484 and others; HomZMG 1889, 653 ff.; Aufsätze, 1892, 102 compare Georgian g'wino, wine whence also (according to him) Armenian gini, Greek οῖνος, Latin vinum; compare on the other hand Jenl.c. below)