obi

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Japanese , おび.

Noun[edit]

obi (plural obi)

  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.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

obi (countable and uncountable, plural obis)

  1. Alternative form of obeah

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Noun[edit]

obi m (plural obis)

  1. trough (container for feeding or watering animals)

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

obi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おび

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

obī

  1. second-person singular active imperative of obeō

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Pronoun[edit]

obi

  1. (accusative singular of ob) me