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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Yiddish אוי(oy, oh, oy).

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

oy

  1. An exclamation typically expressing mild frustration or expressing feelings of uncertainty or concern.

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AnagramsEdit


CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *āuyom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm (egg), likely a derivative of *h₂éwis (bird) (whence also Latin avis (bird)). Compare Welsh wy, Breton vi.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [ɔˑɪ]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [ʊˑɪ]

NounEdit

oy m (plural oyow)

  1. egg

Derived termsEdit


FaroeseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ey.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oy f (genitive singular oyar, plural oyar)

  1. (obsolete, kvæði) island

Usage notesEdit

Survives in Faroese island names, e.g. Borðoy, Eysturoy, Fugloy, Hestoy, Kalsoy, Kunoy, Nólsoy, Sandoy, Skúvoy, Streymoy, Suðuroy, Svínoy, Vágoy Viðoy and Føroyar

DeclensionEdit

(NB: This is not in use at the island names, see oyggj)

f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative oy oyin oyar oyarnar
Accusative oy oyina oyar oyarnar
Dative oy oyini oyum oyunum
Genitive oyar oyarinnar oya oyanna

FinnishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From osakeyhtiö.

InitialismEdit

oy

  1. LLC (limited liability company)

Usage notesEdit

According to KOTUS the non-capitalized form oy is the recommended one. It is also used in the current Limited Liability Companies Act in force since 2006. In the older law the abbreviation was Oy and it is still widely used in non-official contexts.

DeclensionEdit

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Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin hodie. Cognates include Old Portuguese oge.

AdverbEdit

oy

  1. today

DescendantsEdit


ScotsEdit

InterjectionEdit

oy

  1. Alternative spelling of oigh

NounEdit

oy (plural oys)

  1. grandchild

TurkishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

oy (definite accusative oyu, plural oylar)

  1. (obsolete) thought
  2. vote

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative oy
Definite accusative oyu
Singular Plural
Nominative oy oylar
Definite accusative oyu oyları
Dative oya oylara
Locative oyda oylarda
Ablative oydan oylardan
Genitive oyun oyların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular oyum oylarım
2nd singular oyun oyların
3rd singular oyu oyları
1st plural oyumuz oylarımız
2nd plural oyunuz oylarınız
3rd plural oyları oyları

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

oy

  1. second-person singular imperative of oymak

UzbekEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic ой
Roman oy
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *āń(k) (moon, month). Compare Uyghur ئاي(ay), Turkish ay (moon), Turkmen (moon).

NounEdit

oy (plural oylar)

  1. month
  2. moon

DeclensionEdit


VolapükEdit

PronounEdit

oy

  1. (indefinite personal pronoun) one