Origin of -ota
Examples from the Web for ota
I meant to arrive half an hour earlier; but that slope on the Alp Ota offers surprising difficulties in the dark.
Ota, angrily flinging down the flower, turned away, after an impulse to force his way into the house and help himself to the coat.Historic Tales, Vol. 12 (of 15)|Charles Morris
Allied to the Stinger (ota) of Yoruba, and Idzalco, the fighter which makes one go.
They went down by a nearly impassable road, then turning to the right, proceeded along the gloomy valley of Ota.The works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8)|Guy de Maupassant 1850-1893
You are a climber, sigñor, else you could never have crossed the Ota before dawn.