об etymology

Russian word об comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi

Detailed word origin of об

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₃ebʰi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*o(b) Proto-Slavic (sla-pro) (with accusative) against, on. (with locative) around, about. (with locative) concerning.
об Russian (rus) (+ accusative case): against, upon. (+ prepositional case): about, of, on.

Words with the same origin as об

Descendants of *h₃ebʰi
о обед обо