oba

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See also: -oba and Oba.

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yoruba [Term?].

Noun[edit]

oba (plural obas)

  1. Former title of a king in Benin
  2. Now the title of a local chief in some parts of Nigeria

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

Anagrams[edit]


Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

oba m, obě f, n

  1. both

Declension[edit]

Masc. Feminine & neut.
nominative oba obě
genitive obou obou
dative oběma oběma
accusative oba obě
locative obou obou
instrumental oběma oběma

Further reading[edit]

  • oba in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • oba in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Guhu-Samane[edit]

Noun[edit]

oba

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Ritva Hemmilä, Orthography and Phonology Database: Islands and Momase Regions (Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1998), page 42, Guhu-Samane

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

oba

  1. Alternative form of hob

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
oba n-oba hoba not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

oba

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おば

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to ūf

Preposition[edit]

oba

  1. above

Etymology 2[edit]

Proto-Germanic *jabai

Conjunction[edit]

  1. Alternative form of ibu

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *oba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

oba

  1. both

Declension[edit]

Case Plural only
m pers m npers & n f
nominative, vocative obaj oba obie
genitive obu
dative
accusative obu oba obie
instrumental oboma obiema
locative obu

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • oba in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Interjection[edit]

oba

  1. (usually childish) whee; yay (expression of pleasure or enjoyment)
    Synonyms: iúpi, eba

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *oba

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ôba/
  • Hyphenation: o‧ba

Noun[edit]

ȍba m, n (Cyrillic spelling о̏ба)

  1. both (for masculine and neuter pairs)

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

oba

  1. (possessive) (genitive singular of ob) my, of mine
    Synonyms: obik