об-

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Russian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

об- ‎(ob-)

  1. Alternative form of о-(o-) (before certain letters)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • о- (usually before plosives, sometimes also other consonants)
  • оп- (before unvoiced consonants)
  • оба- (in a few words)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ob, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi. See о.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

об- ‎(Latin spelling ob-)

  1. around, enclosing, surrounding
    јахатиобјахати
    грлитиобгрлити
    кружитиокружити
  2. around, throughout, wholly
    јавитиобјавити
    узетиобузети
    лизатиоблизати
  3. on the surface or top of something
    грепстиогрепсти
  4. forms perfective verbs from imperfectives
    храбритиохрабрити
  5. quite, -ish
    маленомален

Derived terms[edit]