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See also: -oba and Oba.

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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Yoruba [Term?].

NounEdit

oba (plural obas)

  1. Former title of a king in Benin
  2. Now the title of a local chief in some parts of Nigeria

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

AnagramsEdit


CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

oba m, obě f, 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

  • oba in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • oba in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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

EtymologyEdit

Akin to ūf

PrepositionEdit

oba

  1. above

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, n (Cyrillic spelling о̏ба)

  1. both (for masculine and neuter pairs)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


VolapükEdit

PronounEdit

oba

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