אוי

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Hebrew[edit]

Interjection[edit]

אוי (oy)

  1. oh, alas, woe, oy
    • 1 Samuel 4:8
      אוֹי לָנוּ מִי יַצִּילֵנוּ מִיַּד הָאֱלֹהִים הָאַדִּירִים הָאֵלֶּה אֵלֶּה הֵם הָאֱלֹהִים הַמַּכִּים אֶת-מִצְרַיִם בְּכָל-מַכָּה בַּמִּדְבָּר
      oy lánu mi yatzilénu miyyád haelohím haaddirím haélle élle hem haelohím hamakkím et-mitzráyim bəchól makká bamidbár
      Woe unto us! who shall deliver us out of the hand of these mighty Gods? these are the Gods that smote the Egyptians with all the plagues in the wilderness.

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Disputed. Either from Germanic (compare German au, English oh) or from Biblical Hebrew אוֹי (ʾōy).

Interjection[edit]

אוי (oy)

  1. oh, ah, ugh, oy

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: oy