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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Yoruba [Term?].

NounEdit

oba (plural obas)

  1. (historical) A king in Benin.
  2. A local chief in some parts of Nigeria.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

AnagramsEdit


CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *oba.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oba/
  • (file)

PronounEdit

oba m, obě f or n

  1. both

DeclensionEdit

Masc. Feminine & neut.
nominative oba obě
genitive obou obou
dative oběma oběma
accusative oba obě
locative obou obou
instrumental oběma oběma

Further readingEdit


Guhu-SamaneEdit

NounEdit

oba

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Ritva Hemmilä, Orthography and Phonology Database: Islands and Momase Regions (Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1998), page 42, Guhu-Samane

IrishEdit

NounEdit

oba

  1. Alternative form of hob

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
oba n-oba hoba not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

oba

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おば

Old High GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Akin to ūf

PrepositionEdit

oba

  1. above

AdverbEdit

oba

  1. above

Etymology 2Edit

Proto-Germanic *jabai

ConjunctionEdit

oba

  1. Alternative form of ibu

ReferencesEdit

  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *oba.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

oba

  1. both

DeclensionEdit

Case Plural only
m pers m npers & n f
nominative, vocative obaj oba obie
genitive obu
dative
accusative obu oba obie
instrumental oboma obiema
locative obu

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • oba in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

InterjectionEdit

oba

  1. (usually childish) whee; yay (expression of pleasure or enjoyment)
    Synonyms: iúpi, eba

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *oba

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ôba/
  • Hyphenation: o‧ba

NounEdit

ȍba m or n (Cyrillic spelling о̏ба)

  1. both (for masculine and neuter pairs)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *ōpa (village, clan). Cognate with Turkmen ōba.

NounEdit

oba (definite accusative obayı, plural obalar)

  1. clan, tribe, village

ReferencesEdit


VolapükEdit

PronounEdit

oba

  1. (possessive) (genitive singular of ob) my, of mine
    Synonym: obik