おい

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Satsugū dialect おい (oi, you, oneself), from Old Japanese I, oneself (wa)

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

おい (romaji oi)

  1. (usually impolite) Said to get someone's attention; hey!; oi!
Usage notes[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji reading.

Noun[edit]

おい (romaji oi)

  1. 老い: old age
  2. 負ひ:
  3. 追い:
  4. , :
  5. : nephew

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9