RussianEdit

PrefixEdit

об- (ob-)

  1. Alternative form of о- (o-) (before certain letters)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • о- (usually before plosives, sometimes also other consonants)
  • оп- (before unvoiced consonants)
  • оба- (in a few words)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ob, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi. See о.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

об- (Latin spelling ob-)

  1. around, enclosing, surrounding
    јахатиобјахати
    грлитиобгрлити
    кружитиокружити
  2. around, throughout, wholly
    јавитиобјавити
    узетиобузети
    лизатиоблизати
  3. on the surface or top of something
    грепстиогрепсти
  4. forms perfective verbs from imperfectives
    храбритиохрабрити
  5. quite, -ish
    маленомален

Derived termsEdit