obi

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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From Japanese (obi, belt).

Noun[edit]

obi (plural obi or obis)

  1. A sash worn with a kimono.
    • 1997, Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha (Vintage 1998, p. 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.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

obi (countable and uncountable, plural obis)

  1. Alternative form of obeah

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alveus.

Noun[edit]

obi m (plural obis)

  1. a trough (container for feeding or watering animals)

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese ouvir. Cognates with Kabuverdianu obi.

Verb[edit]

obi

  1. to hear

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from objektív (camera lens) +‎ -i (diminutive suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈobi]
  • Hyphenation: obi

Noun[edit]

obi (plural obik)

  1. (photography, slang) camera lens, photographic lens, objective
    Synonyms: objektív, optika

Declension[edit]

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
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

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese (obi, belt).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

  1. an obi (sash worn with a kimono)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese (obi, belt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔ.bi/, [ˈɔːbi]
  • Rhymes: -ɔbi
  • Hyphenation: ò‧bi

Noun[edit]

obi m (invariable)

  1. an obi (sash worn with a kimono)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

obi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おび

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese ouvir.

Verb[edit]

obi

  1. to hear

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

obī

  1. second-person singular active imperative of obeō

Volapük[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

obi

  1. (accusative singular of ob) me