huy

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See also: hủy and huþ

Jutiapa[edit]

Noun[edit]

huy

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Vocabularios de la lengua xinca de Sinacantan (1868, D. Juan Gavarrete)

Lushootseed[edit]

Adverb[edit]

huy

  1. then, next; for; because (sentential adverb; used especially to introduce sentences in long narratives, often in combination with other sentential adverbs)

Middle English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

huy

  1. Alternative form of he

References[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French hui.

Adverb[edit]

huy

  1. today

Descendants[edit]

  • French: hui (obsolete)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hui

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

¡huy!

  1. expression of pain, anguish, fright

Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish oye

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /huj/

Interjection[edit]

huy

  1. expression used to call the attention of somebody
    Huy! Gising ka na!
    Hey! Wake up already!
  2. expression used to inform someone
    Huy, hindi ako ang kumuha ng pera mo!
    Hey, it's not me who took your money!

Usage notes[edit]

Compare with Tagalog hoy, which when used is considered brazen and can make you sound disrespectful in some contexts. This word compared with Tagalog hoy is considered to be more low key and thus used more casually, though it is still not used in formal contexts.

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