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English

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Etymology 1

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From Japanese (obi, belt).

Noun

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obi (plural obi or obis)

  1. A sash worn with a kimono.
    • 1997, Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha, Vintage, published 1998, page 29:
      The broad obi tied around her middle was orange and yellow. I'd never seen such elegant clothing.
    • 2001, Kikue Yamakawa, Kate Wildman Nakai, Women of the Mito Domain: Recollections of Samurai Family Life:
      They had known nothing of woolen cloth, but now the popularity of obi made of imported grogram spread like wildfire. This popularity produced various stories in its wake.
  2. A strip of paper looped around a book or other product.
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Etymology 2

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Noun

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obi (countable and uncountable, plural obis)

  1. Alternative form of obeah

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Catalan

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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Old Catalan olbi, from Latin alveus.

Noun

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obi m (plural obis)

  1. trough (container for feeding or watering animals)
    Synonym: com
  2. u-shaped valley, trough valley, glacial trough
    Synonym: com

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Noun

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obi m (plural obis)

  1. obi (sash worn with a kimono)

Further reading

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Guinea-Bissau Creole

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Etymology

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From Portuguese ouvir. Cognate with Kabuverdianu obi.

Verb

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obi

  1. to hear

Hungarian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈobi]
  • Hyphenation: obi
  • Rhymes: -bi

Etymology 1

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Clipping and -i diminutive of objektív (camera lens).

Noun

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obi (plural obik)

  1. (photography, informal) camera lens, photographic lens, objective
    Synonyms: objektív, optika
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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative obi obik
accusative obit obikat
dative obinak obiknak
instrumental obival obikkal
causal-final obiért obikért
translative obivá obikká
terminative obiig obikig
essive-formal obiként obikként
essive-modal
inessive obiban obikban
superessive obin obikon
adessive obinál obiknál
illative obiba obikba
sublative obira obikra
allative obihoz obikhoz
elative obiból obikból
delative obiról obikról
ablative obitól obiktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
obié obiké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
obiéi obikéi
Possessive forms of obi
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. obim obijaim
2nd person sing. obid obijaid
3rd person sing. obija obijai
1st person plural obink obijaink
2nd person plural obitok obijaitok
3rd person plural obijuk obijaik

Etymology 2

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Ob ([the river] Ob) +‎ -i (adjective-forming suffix)

Adjective

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obi (not comparable)

  1. of, from, or related to the river Ob or its watershed
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Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative obi obiak
accusative obit obiakat
dative obinak obiaknak
instrumental obival obiakkal
causal-final obiért obiakért
translative obivá obiakká
terminative obiig obiakig
essive-formal obiként obiakként
essive-modal
inessive obiban obiakban
superessive obin obiakon
adessive obinál obiaknál
illative obiba obiakba
sublative obira obiakra
allative obihoz obiakhoz
elative obiból obiakból
delative obiról obiakról
ablative obitól obiaktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
obié obiaké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
obiéi obiakéi
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Igbo

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óbi

  1. The heart, the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body.[1]
  2. The location of feelings and intuitions.

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  1. ^ “obi | What does "obi" mean in Igbo? - Igbotique - Audio Igbo Dictionary”, in www.igbotique.com[1] (in Igbo), 2021 March 24 (last accessed)

Indonesian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Japanese (obi, belt).

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  • IPA(key): /o.bi/
  • Hyphenation: o‧bi

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obi (first-person possessive obiku, second-person possessive obimu, third-person possessive obinya)

  1. an obi (sash worn with a kimono)

Italian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Japanese (obi, belt).

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Noun

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obi m (invariable)

  1. an obi (sash worn with a kimono)

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Further reading

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  • obi in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Japanese

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Romanization

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obi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おび

Kabuverdianu

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Portuguese ouvir.

Verb

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obi

  1. (Sotavento) hear
  2. (Sotavento) listen
  3. (Sotavento) obey

References

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  • Brüser, Martina, dos Reis Santos, André, Lang, Jürgen (2002) Dicionário do Crioulo da Ilha de Santiago (Cabo Verde) : com equivalentes de tradução em alemão e português / Wörterbuch des Kreols der Insel Santiago (Kapverde), →ISBN
  • Veiga, Manuel (2012) Dicionário Caboverdiano-Português, Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e do Livro

Latin

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Verb

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obī

  1. second-person singular active imperative of obeō

Mansaka

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Etymology

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From ubi.

Noun

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obi

  1. yam

Volapük

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Pronoun

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obi

  1. (accusative singular of ob) me
    • 1931, Arie de Jong, Gramat Volapüka, § 256:
      Ramenolös vabi, plidö! ad blinön obi lü stajon!
      Call a cab, please, to take me to the station.
    • 1940, “Pro yunanef Nedänik”, in Volapükagased pro Nedänapükans, page 38:
      Äsagom obe, das övisitom obi.
      He told me that he would visit me.

Yilan Creole

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Etymology

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From Japanese (obi, obi; sash worn with kimono).

Noun

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obi

  1. belt (clothing)

References

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  • 真田信治 [Shinji Sanada] (2015) “宜蘭クレオールにおけるsound substitutionについて [On the sound substitution of Yilan Creole]”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[2]

Yoruba

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Etymology 1

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From ò- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to give birth to), literally That who gives birth.

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IPA(key): /ò.bí/

Noun

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òbí

  1. (usually in the plural) parent

Etymology 2

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Olóbì pẹ̀lú obì rẹ̀

Cognate with Itsekiri óbì, Igala óbì. Possible cognates include Nupe ebì, Aghem ébiá. Proposed to be derived from Proto-Yoruboid *ó-bì. A common folk etymology used in traditional prayers identifies it as from o- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to remove, to spue), literally That which removes (impurities)

Pronunciation

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IPA(key): /ō.bì/

Noun

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obì

  1. kola nut
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