ob etymology

Latin word ob comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₁epi (On, at, near.)

Detailed word origin of ob

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₁epi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) On, at, near.
ob Latin (lat) Against; facing. In the direction of, to, towards. On account of, according to, because of, due to, for (the purpose of).

Words with the same origin as ob

Descendants of *h₁epi