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You can make 8 words from 'obi' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'obi'

BIO 5BOI 5
OBI 5 

2 letters words from 'obi'

BI 4BO 4
IO 2OB 4
OI 2 

All 3 letters words made out of obi

obi boi oib iob bio ibo

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Definitions and meaning of obi

obi

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈoʊbi/

Etymology 1

From Japanese (obi, belt).

Noun

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.
  2. A strip of paper looped around a book or other product.
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

obi (countable and uncountable, plural obis)

  1. Alternative form of obeah

Anagrams

  • BOI, Bio, Boi, IBO, IOB, Ibo, bio, bio-, bio., boi

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Catalan olbi, from Vulgar Latin *albeu, from Latin alveus.

Noun

obi m (plural obis)

  1. trough (container for feeding or watering animals)
    Synonym: cóm

Further reading

  • “obi” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.
  • “obi” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “obi” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Guinea-Bissau Creole

Etymology

From Portuguese ouvir. Cognate with Kabuverdianu obi.

Verb

obi

  1. to hear

Hungarian

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈobi]
  • Hyphenation: obi
  • Rhymes: -bi

Noun

obi (plural obik)

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

Declension


Igbo

Noun

óbi

  1. The heart, the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body.
  2. The location of feelings and intuitions.

References


Indonesian

Etymology

Borrowed from Japanese (obi, belt).

Pronunciation

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

Noun

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

  1. an obi (sash worn with a kimono)

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from Japanese (obi, belt).

Pronunciation

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

Noun

obi m (invariable)

  1. an obi (sash worn with a kimono)

See also

  • chimono

References

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

Anagrams

  • -bio, bio, bio-

Japanese

Romanization

obi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おび

Kabuverdianu

Etymology

From Portuguese ouvir.

Alternative forms

  • uví (Barlavento)

Verb

obi

  1. (Sotavento) hear
  2. (Sotavento) listen
  3. (Sotavento) obey

References

  • Brüser, Martina; dos Reis Santos, André; Lang, Jürgen (2002) Dicionário do Crioulo da Ilha de Santiago (Cabo Verde) : com equivalentes de tradução em alemão e português / Wörterbuch des Kreols der Insel Santiago (Kapverde), →ISBN
  • Veiga, Manuel (2012) Dicionário Caboverdiano-Português, Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e do Livro

Latin

Verb

obī

  1. second-person singular active imperative of obeō

Mansaka

Etymology

From ubi.

Noun

obi

  1. yam

Volapük

Pronoun

obi

  1. (accusative singular of ob) me

Yoruba

Etymology 1

From ò- (agent prefix, that who) +‎ (to give birth to). Literally, "That who gives birth."

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ò.bí/

Noun

òbí

  1. parents

Etymology 2

From o- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to remove, to spue), Literally "that which removes (impurities)." Possible cognates include Nupe ebì, Aghem ébiá.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ō.bì/

Noun

obì

  1. kola nut

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a form of West Indian witchcraft.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)