obi

ide sash or waistband used to hold a kimono in place, part of Japanese national dress. See inro.

Obi

Aikido term: Belt

Obi

[martial arts] Many Japanese martial arts feature an obi as part of their exercise outfit. These obis are often made of thick cotton and are about 5 cm wide. The martial arts obis are most often worn in the koma-musubi knot (square knot); in practice where hakama is worn, the obi is tied in other ways. In many martial arts the colour of the...
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obi

Form of witchcraft practised in the West Indies. It combines elements of Christianity and African religions, such as snake worship. It originated in the worship of the snake god Obi, the spirit of...
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Obi

O'bi noun [ Jap.] A sash, esp. the long broad sash of soft material worn by women. [ Japan] « Over this is bound the large sash ( obi ) which is the chief article of feminine adornment.» B. H. Chamberlain.
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Obi

O'bi noun [ Prob. of African origin.] 1. A species of sorcery, probably of African origin, practiced among the negroes of the West Indies. [ Written also obe and obeah .] De Quincey. B. Edwards. 2. A charm or fetich. [ West Indies] B. Edwards.
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Obi

• (n.) A sash, esp. the long broad sash of soft material worn by women. • (n.) A charm or fetich. • (n.) A species of sorcery, probably of African origin, practiced among the negroes of the West Indies.
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Obi

(from the article `Munonye, John`) Munonye`s first novel, The Only Son (1966), describes the separation of a mother from her son because of religious differences. Obi (1969), a sequel ...
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obi

wide sash or belt made of satin or a stiff silk material, worn since ancient times in Japan to secure the kimono. A woman`s obi is about 12 feet ... [2 related articles]
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Obi

Obi is a African boy name. The meaning of the name is `Heart` Where is it used? The name Obi is mainly used In African. The name Obi doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Obi seems to be unique!
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Obi

[ruler] Obi is the word used to describe the central building in an Igbo homestead, one used most commonly as a place for the reception of guests. As such, it can also be looked at symbolically as a metaphor for the most important part, or heart, of any given place. In fact, due to this, it is otherwise almost exclusively taken to be an ari...
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Obi

[store] Founded in 1970, OBI GmbH & Co. Deutschland KG is the second largest DIY retailer in Europe, and the fourth largest in the world, behind The Home Depot and Lowe`s. It is headquartered in Wermelskirchen, Germany, and belongs to the Tengelmann Group. ==OBI in Europe== It formerly had operations in mainland China but these were sold to...
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Obi

An obi is a sash worn by men and women in Japan. The women's obi is a broad sash, wrapped around the body tied in a large flat bow at the back. The man's obi is more narrow. Inside the bow is a padded cushion known as an obiage.
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obi

Form of witchcraft practised in the West Indies. It combines elements of Christianity and African religions, such as snake worship
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Obi

Belt
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OBI

belt sash
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obi

belt
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OBI

Belt sash.
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Obi

Belt
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OBI

A belt.
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Obi

[publishing] An 帯 is a strip of paper looped around a book or other product. This extends the term obi used for Japanese clothing; it is written with the same kanji. It is also referred to as a tasuki (another kimono accessory), or more narrowly as belt paper. ==For books== Many books in Japan are supplied with an obi, which is normally a...
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Obi

[sash] The obi for men`s kimono is rather narrow, {convert|10|cm|in} wide at most, but a woman`s formal obi can be {convert|30|cm|in} wide and more than {convert|4|m|ft} long. Nowadays, a woman`s wide and decorative obi does not keep the kimono closed; this is done by different undersashes and ribbons worn underneath the obi. The obi itself...
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Obi

Belt
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obi

A waist sash to be worn over a kimono.
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Obi

A sash for kimono. Maru Obi is ranked the highest of all the formal Obi. It originally has twice the depth compared with that of others. Maru is usually a sumptuous obi which has the same pattern on both sides.
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