English edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Swedish ö and Danish ø. Doublet of ey.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

oe (plural oes)

  1. (literary or poetic, rare) A small island.

Etymology 2 edit

From Scottish Gaelic ogha.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

oe (plural oes)

  1. A grandchild.

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Oxford English Dictionary, 1884–1928, and First Supplement, 1933. (oe "island", oe, oy, "grandchild")

Anagrams edit

Ambonese Malay edit

Interjection edit

oe

  1. hello, hi
    Oe, pi mana?
    Hello, where are you heading?

References edit

  • D. Takaria, C. Pieter (1998) Kamus Bahasa Melayu Ambon-Indonesia[1], Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa

French edit

Etymology edit

From a pronunciation spelling of ouais.

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

oe

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) yeah, yh

Galician edit

Verb edit

oe

  1. inflection of oír:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Manx edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish aue, from Primitive Irish ᚐᚃᚔ (avi), from Proto-Celtic *awyos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewh₂yos (grandfather).

Noun edit

oe m or f (genitive singular oe, plural oeghyn)

  1. grandchild

Derived terms edit

References edit

Muna edit

Noun edit

oe

  1. water

References edit

  • René Van Den Berg, A Grammar of the Muna Language (1989)

Nungon edit

Noun edit

oe

  1. woman

Further reading edit

  • Hannah Sarvasy, A Grammar of Nungon: A Papuan Language of Northeast New Guinea (2017, →ISBN

Sardinian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin hodiē.

Adverb edit

oe

  1. (Logudorese, Nuorese) today

Scots edit

Etymology edit

From Scottish Gaelic ogha, odha.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

oe (plural oes)

  1. (archaic) grandchild (especially illegitimate)
    • 1833, John Galt, The Howdie: An Autobiography,
      She told me that she was afraid her oe had brought home her wark, and that she didna doubt they would need the sleight of my hand.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

Turkish edit

Noun edit

oe (definite accusative oeyi, plural oeler)

  1. (chiefly Internet) Acronym of orospu evladı (son of a bitch).

Uab Meto edit

Noun edit

oe

  1. water

Further reading edit

  • James J. Fox, The Poetic Power of Place: Comparative Perspectives on Austronesian (→ISBN, 2006): "Many carry the affix “oe” as part of the name. Oe is a Meto word meaning water."; cf ABVD