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PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

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

InterjectionEdit

oi (UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada, usually impolite)

  1. Said to get someone's attention; hey.
    Oi, you with the red hat – what do you think you're doing?
    Oi! Stop that!
  2. An expression of surprise.
    Oi! This is new!
  3. An informal greeting, similar to hi.
    Oi! How's it going?
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

oi (uncountable)

  1. (UK, 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.
    • 2012, Tiffini Travis, Perry Hardy, Skinheads: A Guide to an American Subculture
      Oi! is characterized by cleaner guitars and slower tempos than most punk music, and many Oi! songs feature sing-along, "soccer chant" choruses.

Etymology 2Edit

Variant of oy, from Yiddish.

InterjectionEdit

oi

  1. Alternative spelling of oy

Etymology 3Edit

PronounEdit

oi

  1. (representing rural dialect pronunciation) I.
    Sometimes oi sits and thinks, and sometimes oi just sits.

AnagramsEdit


BimaEdit

NounEdit

oi

  1. water

ReferencesEdit


CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin odium. Doublet of odi.

NounEdit

oi m (plural ois)

  1. (Mallorca) aversion, revulsion

Etymology 2Edit

InterjectionEdit

oi

  1. Used at the end of a sentence, or with que at the beginning to make a tag question.
    • 1994, Ferran Canyameres, Montserrat Canyameres, Obra completa IV, page 194
      Oi que ho farà? Digui que sí.
      Won't you do it? Say you will.
  2. Indicates agreement with a statement: yeah; that's right
  3. Indicates surprise: whoa; hey
  4. Indicates physical pain: ouch

Further readingEdit


FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈoi̯/, [ˈo̞i̯]
  • Rhymes: -oi
  • Syllabification: oi

InterjectionEdit

oi

  1. (poetic) O, oh
    Oi Herra! (O Lord!)
  2. oh (to express surprise, wonder, amazement or awe)

AnagramsEdit


GalicianEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

oi

  1. hey

ReferencesEdit

  • oi” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • oi” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • oi” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hiri MotuEdit

PronounEdit

oi

  1. 2nd-person singular pronoun: you

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

oi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おい

MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *huy (exclamation to express surprise, call to a friend, respond to a distant call, etc.). Compare Min Nan (oeh).

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

oi (Jawi spelling وي‎)

  1. hey; interjection used to call out to people
    Oi, apa kau buat tu?!
    Hey, what are you doing there?!
Further readingEdit

MòchenoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German ei, from Old High German ei, from Proto-West Germanic *aij, from Proto-Germanic *ajją, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm (egg). Cognate with German Ei, obsolete English ey.

NounEdit

oi n

  1. egg

ReferencesEdit

  • Anthony R. Rowley, Liacht as de sproch: Grammatica della lingua mòchena Deutsch-Fersentalerisch, TEMI, 2003.

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin audītus.

VerbEdit

oi

  1. past participle of oir

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: oi
  • Rhymes: -oj

InterjectionEdit

oi

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

SynonymsEdit

InterjectionEdit

oi?

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

SynonymsEdit


RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Noun form.

NounEdit

oi f

  1. inflection of oaie:
    1. indefinite genitive/dative singular
    2. indefinite nominative/accusative/genitive/dative plural

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

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin hodiē.

AdverbEdit

oi

  1. (Campidanese) today

SicilianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Italian oggi.

AdverbEdit

oi

  1. today

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

oi ()

  1. hot and oppressive, sultry
Derived termsEdit
Derived terms

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(classifier cái) oi

  1. creel

West MakianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oi

  1. ginger

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oi

  1. mosquito

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

oi

  1. (stative) to be full
ConjugationEdit
Conjugation of oi (stative verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person tioi mioi aoi
2nd person nioi fioi
3rd person inanimate ioi dioi
animate maoi
imperative —, oi —, oi

ReferencesEdit

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics (etymologies 2 and 3 as oi)

YorubaEdit

 
Oi òun àkàà.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oi

  1. (Ondo) A type of Yoruba food made from cornflour typically eaten with mọ́ínmọ́ín or àkàrà.
    Synonym: ẹ̀kọ
    Oi é è yọ̀n yéye.Corn pap isn't very tasty.
    (Oǹdó)
    Inọ́n ùkòkò dínún òun oi fifun tì jáde í.It is from inside a black pot that white corn pap comes from.
    (Oǹdó)

ZouEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oi

  1. belly

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 41