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3 letters words from 'oba'

ABO 5BOA 5
OBA 5 

2 letters words from 'oba'

AB 4BA 4
BO 4OB 4

All 3 letters words made out of oba

oba boa oab aob bao abo

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Definitions and meaning of oba

oba

Alternative forms

  • ọba

Etymology

From Yoruba [Term?].

Noun

oba (plural obas)

  1. (historical) A king in Benin.
  2. A local chief in some parts of Nigeria.

Derived terms

  • iyoba

References

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

Anagrams

  • A/B/O, ABO, AOB, Abo, BAO, Bao, OAB, a.o.b., abo, bao, boa

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *oba.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /oba/

Pronoun

oba m, obě f or n

  1. both

Declension

Further reading

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

Guhu-Samane

Noun

oba

  1. water

References

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

Irish

Noun

oba

  1. Alternative form of hob

Mutation

Further reading

  • "oba" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Japanese

Romanization

oba

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おば

Old High German

Etymology 1

Akin to ūf

Preposition

oba

  1. above

Adverb

oba

  1. above

Etymology 2

Proto-Germanic *jabai

Conjunction

oba

  1. Alternative form of ibu

References

  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014

Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *oba.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔ.ba/

Numeral

oba

  1. both

Declension

See also

  • oboje (collective)

Further reading

  • oba in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Interjection

oba

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

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *oba

Pronunciation

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

Noun

ȍba m or n (Cyrillic spelling о̏ба)

  1. both (for masculine and neuter pairs)

Declension

Related terms

  • ȍbje/ȍbe (for feminine pairs)

Turkish

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *ōpa (village, clan). Cognate with Turkmen ōba.

Noun

oba (definite accusative obayı, plural obalar)

  1. clan, tribe, village

References

  • oba, Nisanyan, Turkish Etymological Dictionary
  • *ōpa, *ṓp`V in Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003) Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

Volapük

Pronoun

oba

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

Source: wiktionary.org