soy

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See also: Soy, soy-, söy, sơ ý, and soþ

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

1670s, from Dutch soja, from Satsuma Japanese 醤油 (そい, soi) [soj] (a variant of standard Japanese 醤油 (しょうゆ, shōyu)). Doublet of shoyu.

Noun[edit]

soy (usually uncountable, plural soys)

  1. A common East Asian liquid sauce, made by subjecting boiled beans to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water.
    Synonym: (US) soy sauce
    I like a little soy with my rice.
    • 1902, Annie R. Gregory, Woman's Favorite Cookbook, page 381:
      Pour in four tablespoonfuls of sherry and four tablespoonfuls of soy, as much vinegar as the jar will hold, and cover closely until wanted.
  2. (uncountable, often attributive) Soybeans, or the protein derived from them.
    These candles are made from soy.
    The soy crop is looking good this year.
    This diet doesn't let me eat soy.
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Adjective[edit]

soy (comparative more soy, superlative most soy)

  1. (Internet slang, derogatory) Characteristic of a soy boy; weak, unmasculine, etc.
    • 2021 February 5, u/GameBoy09, “Daily Dose does a face reveal on Dr. K”, in Reddit[1], r/LivestreamFail, archived from the original on 20 September 2023:
      His voice sounded kinda soy-ish but damn he has a god-like jawline.
    • 2021 August 16, @HodlingCarla, Twitter[2], archived from the original on 20 September 2023:
      Happy Monday to everyone except those who support vax mandates, aka soy people.
    • 2023 January 28, u/TabNone, “Is anybody else both happy for Destiny's rising success, but also sad about what it's doing to the quality of the DGG community?”, in Reddit[3], r/Destiny, archived from the original on 20 September 2023:
      It's always hard to tell if it's the reality or if you're just misremembering, but yeah to me it feels like the quality has gone down since the red-pill arc for sure. Both in terms of the quality of some of the comments and the number of reactionary style right-leaning/centristy comments/posts. Plus people are generally more concerned with not appearing soy than anything else.
    • 2023 February 7, @HMBohemond, Twitter[4], archived from the original on 20 September 2023:
      Even Reddit, the most soy place on the internet, is giving up on female Space Marines ever happening.
    • 2023 July 5, @blvckledge, Twitter[5], archived from the original on 20 September 2023:
      threads soy asf ngl

Verb[edit]

soy (third-person singular simple present soys, present participle soying, simple past and past participle soyed)

  1. (intransitive, Internet slang, derogatory, uncommon) Synonym of soy out (to act in the manner of a soy boy).
    • 2021 May 24, u/Cro_Core, “I'm so fucking disappointed”, in Reddit[6], r/DotA2, archived from the original on 21 September 2023:
      Soying over a video game.
    • 2022 September 21, @NeoWokio, Twitter[7], archived from the original on 21 September 2023:
      Oh I know the geeks are soying about their made up little war
    • 2022 November 5, @doejens, Twitter[8], archived from the original on 21 September 2023:
      I'm soying so badly frfr
    • 2023 July 2, @Kulesh0vEffect, Twitter[9], archived from the original on 21 September 2023:
      This guy makes surface level, boring videos for baby leftists to soy over. ¶ Zero depth
    • 2023 July 26, u/notsofucked7, “No wonder conservatives hate it lol , it's coo bro, your girl already in my dms.”, in Reddit[10], r/VaushV, archived from the original on 21 September 2023:
      I make women cum by soying over this tedious cringey wine-mom humor movie

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French soie (silk), soye, from Middle French soye, from Old French soie, earlier seie, from Latin sēta, saeta, from Proto-Italic *saitā, from Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ito-, *sh₂éyto-, from *sh₂ey-, *seh₂i- (to bind). Doublet of seta.

Noun[edit]

soy (uncountable)

  1. (Scotland, archaic) Silk.
    • 1765, Thomas Percy, compiler, “Gilderoy”, in Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: [], volume I, London: [] J[ames] Dodsley [], →OCLC, book III, page 300:
      GILDEROY was a bonnie boy, / Had roſes tull his ſhoone, / His ſtockings were of ſilken ſoy, / Wi' garters hanging doune: []
    • 1840, Walter Prideaux, Poems of Chivalry, Faery, and the Olden Time, London: Smith, Elder And Co., page 126:
      Our tents are spread with gossamer thread, / More delicate far than silken soy.
    • 1850 April, “The Cymbalier's Bride”, in Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, volume VI, number 4, Philadelphia, P.A.: John Sartain & Co., →OCLC, page 267, column 2:
      Now two and two the host comes by; / And first the pikemen, stout and slow; / Next, under pennons flaunting high, / Barons in cloaks of silken soy / And caps of velvet go.
Usage notes[edit]
  • Typically used in the phrase "silken soy".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ soy, n.2”, in OED Online Paid subscription required, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, launched 2000.

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Common Turkic *sōy. Cognate with Uyghurسوي(soy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

soy (definite accusative soyu, plural soylar)

  1. stock (lineage, family, ancestry)
  2. extraction (origin or ancestry)
    Synonym: əsl
  3. family
    Synonym: ailə
  4. generation
    Synonym: nəsil

Declension[edit]

    Declension of soy
singular plural
nominative soy
soylar
definite accusative soyu
soyları
dative soya
soylara
locative soyda
soylarda
ablative soydan
soylardan
definite genitive soyun
soyların
    Possessive forms of soy
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) soyum soylarım
sənin (your) soyun soyların
onun (his/her/its) soyu soyları
bizim (our) soyumuz soylarımız
sizin (your) soyunuz soylarınız
onların (their) soyu or soyları soyları
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) soyumu soylarımı
sənin (your) soyunu soylarını
onun (his/her/its) soyunu soylarını
bizim (our) soyumuzu soylarımızı
sizin (your) soyunuzu soylarınızı
onların (their) soyunu or soylarını soylarını
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) soyuma soylarıma
sənin (your) soyuna soylarına
onun (his/her/its) soyuna soylarına
bizim (our) soyumuza soylarımıza
sizin (your) soyunuza soylarınıza
onların (their) soyuna or soylarına soylarına
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) soyumda soylarımda
sənin (your) soyunda soylarında
onun (his/her/its) soyunda soylarında
bizim (our) soyumuzda soylarımızda
sizin (your) soyunuzda soylarınızda
onların (their) soyunda or soylarında soylarında
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) soyumdan soylarımdan
sənin (your) soyundan soylarından
onun (his/her/its) soyundan soylarından
bizim (our) soyumuzdan soylarımızdan
sizin (your) soyunuzdan soylarınızdan
onların (their) soyundan or soylarından soylarından
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) soyumun soylarımın
sənin (your) soyunun soylarının
onun (his/her/its) soyunun soylarının
bizim (our) soyumuzun soylarımızın
sizin (your) soyunuzun soylarınızın
onların (their) soyunun or soylarının soylarının

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • ? Khalaj: soy

Further reading[edit]

  • soy” in Obastan.com.

Middle French[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

soy

  1. oneself

Descendants[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish so, from Latin sum (I am). For the addition of /-j/, compare doy, voy, estoy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsoi/ [ˈsoi̯]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -oi
  • Syllabification: soy

Verb[edit]

soy

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ser
    Yo no soy marinero, soy capitán.
    I am not a sailor, I am a captain.

Tocharian B[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *suHyús. Cognate with Tocharian A se, Old Armenian ուստր (ustr) and Ancient Greek υἱύς (huiús). Compare also the diminutive form soṃśke reflecting the alternative Proto-Indo-European root for "son".

Noun[edit]

soy m

  1. son

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Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Ottoman Turkishصوی(soy), from Common Turkic *soy, compare Old Turkic [script needed] (soy).

Noun[edit]

soy (definite accusative soyu, plural soylar)

  1. ancestry
  2. descent
  3. family
  4. kin
  5. lineage
  6. sort
  7. tribe
  8. origin
  9. pedigree
  10. progeny
Declension[edit]
Inflection
Nominative soy
Definite accusative soyu
Singular Plural
Nominative soy soylar
Definite accusative soyu soyları
Dative soya soylara
Locative soyda soylarda
Ablative soydan soylardan
Genitive soyun soyların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular soyum soylarım
2nd singular soyun soyların
3rd singular soyu soyları
1st plural soyumuz soylarımız
2nd plural soyunuz soylarınız
3rd plural soyları soyları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular soyumu soylarımı
2nd singular soyunu soylarını
3rd singular soyunu soylarını
1st plural soyumuzu soylarımızı
2nd plural soyunuzu soylarınızı
3rd plural soylarını soylarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular soyuma soylarıma
2nd singular soyuna soylarına
3rd singular soyuna soylarına
1st plural soyumuza soylarımıza
2nd plural soyunuza soylarınıza
3rd plural soylarına soylarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular soyumda soylarımda
2nd singular soyunda soylarında
3rd singular soyunda soylarında
1st plural soyumuzda soylarımızda
2nd plural soyunuzda soylarınızda
3rd plural soylarında soylarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular soyumdan soylarımdan
2nd singular soyundan soylarından
3rd singular soyundan soylarından
1st plural soyumuzdan soylarımızdan
2nd plural soyunuzdan soylarınızdan
3rd plural soylarından soylarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular soyumun soylarımın
2nd singular soyunun soylarının
3rd singular soyunun soylarının
1st plural soyumuzun soylarımızın
2nd plural soyunuzun soylarınızın
3rd plural soylarının soylarının
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

soy

  1. second-person singular imperative of soymak

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