dobi

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back formation of Old Gheg verb dobit ("to win, to succeed, to defeat"), borrowed from Serbo-Croatian dobiti ("to win, to take; to catch").[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dobi f (indefinite plural dobi, definite singular dobia, definite plural dobitë)

  1. to benefit, to profit
  2. usefulness

References[edit]

  1. ^ Omari, Anila (2012), "dobit", in Marrëdhëniet gjuhësore shqiptaro-serbe, Tirana, Albania: Kristalina KH, page 127-128
  2. ^ https://fjale.al/dobi - Kuptimi i fjalës "dobi"

Latvian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dobi

  1. nominative plural masculine form of dobs

Adverb[edit]

dobi

  1. hollow, hollowly; adverbial form of dobs

Slovene[edit]

Noun[edit]

dóbi

  1. nominative/instrumental plural of dọ̑b

Noun[edit]

dôbi

  1. inflection of dóba:
    1. dative/locative singular
    2. nominative/accusative dual

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindi धोबी (dhobī).

Noun[edit]

dobi (ma class, plural madobi)

  1. washerman, washerwoman