Goy in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is goy a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word goy is a Scrabble US word. The word goy is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

G2O1Y4

Is goy a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word goy is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

G2O1Y4

Is goy a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word goy is a Words With Friends word. The word goy is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Goy

You can make 5 words from 'goy' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'goy'

GOY 7YGO 7

2 letters words from 'goy'

GO 3OY 5
YO 5 

All 3 letters words made out of goy

goy ogy gyo ygo oyg yog

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word goy. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in goy.

Definitions and meaning of goy

goy

Alternative forms

  • Goy
  • goi, Goi

Etymology

Borrowed from Yiddish גוי(goy, gentile), from Hebrew גּוֹי(goi, nation).

Compare Exodus 19:6: ממלכת כהנים וגוי קדוש (mamlekhet kohanim wegoy qadosh, [] a kingdom of priests and a holy nation) (referring to the Jewish people). The word goy technically refers not to non-Jews, but rather to a nation per se; the Jews are said to constitute a “goy”. But through common usage – namely referring to "the [other non-Jewish] nations" – the word came to colloquially refer to non-Jews.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔɪ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪ

Noun

goy (plural goyim or goys or goyem)

  1. A non-Jew, a gentile. (See usage notes)
    Synonyms: akum, gentile, shegetz, shkotz
    Hyponym: shiksa (female)

Usage notes

This noun is sometimes taken to be offensive; speakers wishing to avoid offense may prefer the term gentile (sometimes capitalized as Gentile) or simply non-Jew.

Derived terms

  • anti-goy
  • antigoyism
  • anti-goyish
  • goyish
  • shabbos goy

Translations

Anagrams

  • ygo

Ladino

Etymology

From Hebrew גוי‎.

Noun

goy m (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling גוי‎, plural goyim)

  1. goy, gentile, non-Jew

Portuguese

Noun

goy m, f (plural goys)

  1. Alternative spelling of gói

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a Jewish word for a non-Jew.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)