oi

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɔɪ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪ

Etymology 1[edit]

Variant of the interjection hoy with h-dropping in working class and Cockney speech; first recorded in the 1930s.

Interjection[edit]

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oi (Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, usually impolite)

  1. Said to get someone's attention; hey.
    Oi, you with the red hat – what do you think you're doing?
    Oi! Stop that!
  2. An expression of surprise.
    Oi! This is new!
  3. An informal greeting, similar to hi.
    Oi! How's it going?
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Noun[edit]

oi (uncountable)

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  1. (Britain, sometimes capitalized) A working-class punk rock subgenre of the 1970s, sometimes associated with racism.
    • 1997, David Schwarz, Listening subjects: music, psychoanalysis, culture
      A way for Oi musicians to avoid responsibility for acts of violence that were preceded by listening to Oi is the claim that what people do with their music is out of the control of the musicians themselves.

Etymology 2[edit]

Variant of oy, from Yiddish.

Interjection[edit]

oi

  1. Alternative spelling of oy

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

oi

  1. (representing rural dialect pronunciation) I.
    Sometimes oi sits and thinks, and sometimes oi just sits.

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Bima[edit]

Noun[edit]

oi

  1. water

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin odium.

Noun[edit]

oi m (plural ois)

  1. (Mallorca) aversion, revulsion

Etymology 2[edit]

Interjection[edit]

oi

  1. Used at the end of a sentence, or with que at the beginning to make a tag question.
    • 1994, Ferran Canyameres, Montserrat Canyameres, Obra completa IV, page 194
      Oi que ho farà? Digui que sí.
      Won't you do it? Say you will.
  2. Indicates agreement with a statement: yeah; that's right
  3. Indicates surprise: whoa; hey
  4. Indicates physical pain: ouch

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoi̯/, [ˈo̞i̯]
  • Hyphenation: oi
  • Rhymes: -oi

Interjection[edit]

oi

  1. (poetic) O, oh
    Oi Herra! (O Lord!)

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Hiri Motu[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

oi

  1. 2nd-person singular pronoun: you

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

oi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おい

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin audītus.

Verb[edit]

oi

  1. past participle of oir

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

oi

  1. hi (informal greeting)
    Oi, Maria!
    Hi, Mary!

Synonyms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

oi?

  1. (informal) sorry? I beg your pardon? excuse me? (request to repeat a message that wasn’t heard clearly)

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun form.

Noun[edit]

oi f

  1. indefinite singular genitive and dative form of oaie.
  2. indefinite plural nominative and accusative form of oaie.
  3. indefinite plural genitive and dative form of oaie.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb form.

Verb[edit]

(eu) oi (modal auxiliary, first-person singular form of vrea, used with infinitives to form presumptive tenses)

  1. (I) might
    Oi merge-n București mâine.
    I might go to Bucharest tomorrow.

Verb[edit]

(tu) oi (modal auxiliary, second-person singular form of vrea, used with infinitives to form presumptive tenses)

  1. (you) might
    Crezi oi vrea ceva de băut mai târziu?
    Do you think you might want something to drink later?

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian oggi.

Adverb[edit]

oi

  1. (Campidanese) today

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *cʔur ~ *cʔuur ~ *(c)ʔuər ~ *cʔər ~ *cʔəər (warm); cognate with Ruching Palaung ka-ūr/ka-ǖr (tepid; to warm food), Khasi ur (with a warm sensation).

Adjective[edit]

oi ()

  1. hot and oppressive, sultry
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier cái) oi

  1. creel