See also: OBE, obe-, and o bé

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

obe (plural obes)

  1. (historical) A particular subdivision of ancient Laconia.
    • 1890, Sir William Smith, William Wayte, George Eden Marindin, A dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities[1], volume 1, page 905:
      It is probably that the τριακάδες represented ultimate division of the people, like the γένη of Attica; but it is difficult to see how such generic divisions could have born any relation to the local division of the obe.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

obe (uncountable)

  1. Obsolete form of obeah.

AnagramsEdit


ChampenoisEdit

NounEdit

obe

  1. (Auve) tree

ReferencesEdit

  • Tarbé, Prosper (1851) Recherches sur l'histoire du langage et des patois de Champagne[2] (in French), volume 1, Reims, page 110

NzadiEdit

AdjectiveEdit

obé (plural obé)

  1. bad
    Antonym: odzɔ́

Further readingEdit

  • Crane, Thera; Larry Hyman; Simon Nsielanga Tukumu (2011) A grammar of Nzadi [B.865]: a Bantu language of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, →ISBN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ôbe/
  • Hyphenation: o‧be

NounEdit

ȍbe f (Cyrillic spelling о̏бе)

  1. both (for feminine pairs)

Related termsEdit

  • ȍba (for masculine and neuter pairs)

VolapükEdit

PronounEdit

obe

  1. (dative singular of ob) to me