obe

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See also: OBE and obe-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

obe (plural obes)

  1. 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.
  1. obeah, a West Indian form of folk magic or medicine.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ȍbe f (Cyrillic spelling о̏бе)

  1. both (for feminine pair)

Related terms[edit]

  • ȍba (for masculine and neuter pair)

Volapük[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

obe

  1. (dative singular of ob) to me