See also: hủy and huþ

JutiapaEdit

NounEdit

huy

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

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

Middle EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

huy

  1. Alternative form of he

ReferencesEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French hui.

AdverbEdit

huy

  1. today

DescendantsEdit

  • French: hui (obsolete)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin hui

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

¡huy!

  1. expression of pain, anguish, fright

Alternative formsEdit

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish oye

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /huj/

InterjectionEdit

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 notesEdit

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.

SynonymsEdit