oy

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Yiddish אוי (oy, oh, oy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

oy

  1. An exclamation typically expressing mild frustration or expressing feelings of uncertainty or concern.

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Anagrams[edit]


Cornish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *āuyom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm (egg), likely a derivative of *h₂éwis (bird) (whence also Latin avis (bird)). Compare Welsh wy, Breton vi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [ɔˑɪ]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [ʊˑɪ]

Noun[edit]

oy m (plural oyow)

  1. egg

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Faroese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ey.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oy f (genitive singular oyar, plural oyar)

  1. (obsolete, kvæði) island

Usage notes[edit]

Survives in Faroese island names, e.g. Borðoy, Eysturoy, Fugloy, Hestoy, Kalsoy, Kunoy, Nólsoy, Sandoy, Skúvoy, Streymoy, Suðuroy, Svínoy, Vágoy Viðoy and Føroyar

Declension[edit]

(NB: This is not in use at the island names, see oyggj)

f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative oy oyin oyar oyarnar
Accusative oy oyina oyar oyarnar
Dative oy oyini oyum oyunum
Genitive oyar oyarinnar oya oyanna

Finnish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From osakeyhtiö.

Noun[edit]

oy

  1. LLC (limited liability company)

Usage notes[edit]

According to KOTUS the non-capitalized form oy is the recommended one. It is also used in the current Limited Liability Companies Act in force since 2006. In the older law the abbreviation was Oy and it is still widely used in non-official contexts.

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hodie. Cognates include Old Portuguese oge.

Adverb[edit]

oy

  1. today

Descendants[edit]

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Scots[edit]

Interjection[edit]

oy

  1. Alternative spelling of oigh

Noun[edit]

oy (plural oys)

  1. grandchild

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

oy (definite accusative oyu, plural oylar)

  1. (obsolete) thought
  2. vote

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative oy
Definite accusative oyu
Singular Plural
Nominative oy oylar
Definite accusative oyu oyları
Dative oya oylara
Locative oyda oylarda
Ablative oydan oylardan
Genitive oyun oyların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular oyum oylarım
2nd singular oyun oyların
3rd singular oyu oyları
1st plural oyumuz oylarımız
2nd plural oyunuz oylarınız
3rd plural oyları oyları

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Uzbek[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic ой
Roman oy
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *āń(k) (moon, month). Compare Uyghur ئاي (ay), Turkish ay (moon), Turkmen (moon).

Noun[edit]

oy (plural oylar)

  1. month
  2. moon

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Volapük[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

oy

  1. (indefinite personal pronoun) one