হয়

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Assamese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From (ho, be, happen) +‎ -এ (-e, 3rd person simple present), from Sanskrit ভৱতি (bhavati, to become). Cognate with Sylheti ꠅ’ꠄ (óe).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

হয় (hoy)

  1. yes, yep (affirmative response to a yes-no question)
  2. happens
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Early Assamese হঁয় (ho̐yo).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

হয় (hoy) (used with past suffix -ইল (-il) after the verb.)

  1. past conditional, would
    (Kamrupi)
    মই গেলু হয়, কাম এটাৰ কাণ্ণেহে নগ্লু।
    moi gelu hoy, kam etar kannehe noglu.
    I would go, (but) I didn't go due to a work only.
    (Central)
    ময় গলোং হয়, কাম এটাআ কাঅণেহে নগলোং।
    moy golüṅ hoy, kam etaa kaonehe nogolüṅ.
    I would go, (but) I didn't go due to a work only.
    (Standard)
    মই গ’লো হয়, কাম এটাৰ কাৰণেহে নগ’লো।
    moi gölü hoy, kam etar karnehe nogölü.
    I would go, (but) I didn't go due to a work only.
    Synonym: হেঁতেন (hẽten) (more common in Standard Assamese)