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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

InterjectionEdit

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oi (Britain, Ireland, Australia, 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?
  2. A protest or reprimand.
    Oi! Stop that!
  3. An expression of surprise.
    Oi! This is new!
  4. An informal greeting, similar to hi.
    Oi! How's it going?
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NounEdit

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 2Edit

Variant of oy, from Yiddish.

InterjectionEdit

oi

  1. Alternative spelling of oy

AnagramsEdit


BimaEdit

NounEdit

oi

  1. water

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈoi̯/
  • Hyphenation: oi
  • Rhymes: -oi

InterjectionEdit

oi

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

Hiri MotuEdit

PronounEdit

oi

  1. 2nd-person singular pronoun: you

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

oi

  1. rōmaji reading of おい

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin audītus.

VerbEdit

oi

  1. past participle of oir

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

oi

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

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InterjectionEdit

oi?

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

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RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Noun form.

NounEdit

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 2Edit

Verb form.

VerbEdit

(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.

VerbEdit

(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?

SardinianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Italian oggi.

AdverbEdit

oi

  1. (Campidanese) today

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

oi

  1. hot and oppressive, sultry

NounEdit

oi

  1. creel

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