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Is hoi a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word hoi is a Scrabble US word. The word hoi is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

H4O1I1

Is hoi a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word hoi is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

H4O1I1

Is hoi a Words With Friends word?

The word hoi is NOT a Words With Friends word.

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You can make 6 words from 'hoi' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'hoi'

HOI 6 

2 letters words from 'hoi'

HI 5HO 5
IO 2OH 5
OI 2 

All 3 letters words made out of hoi

hoi ohi hio iho oih ioh

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

Definitions and meaning of hoi

hoi

Etymology 1

Variant of hoy.

Interjection

hoi

  1. A call to gain someone's attention; hey!

Etymology 2

Article

hoi

  1. Only used in hoi polloi

Dutch

Etymology

Possibly a spontaneous alteration of the interjection ho. The use as a joyful exclamation is attested from the 16th century; use as an informal greeting appears only in the 20th century.

Another possibility is the borrowing from English ahoy or Middle English hoy; See also ahoi.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɔi̯
  • IPA(key): /ɦɔi̯/

Interjection

hoi

  1. (Netherlands, informal) A greeting acknowledging someone’s arrival or presence, comparable to English hey, hi
  2. (Netherlands, informal) A farewell acknowledging someone's departure, comparable to English goodbye, bye
  3. (dated) An exclamation of joy.

Antonyms

  • (hey): doei

Derived terms

  • hoihoi

Related terms

  • hallo
  • goedemorgen
  • goede dag
  • goedenavond

Fembe

Alternative forms

  • hwɔ̃e

Noun

hoi

  1. water

References

  • Karl J. Franklin, Comparative Wordlist 1 of the Gulf District and adjacent areas (1975), page 67

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhoi̯/, [ˈho̞i̯]
  • Rhymes: -oi
  • Syllabification: hoi

Interjection

hoi

  1. ahoy, hey

Derived terms

  • hopoti hoi

Anagrams

  • hio, iho, ohi, ohi-

German

Etymology

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Interjection

hoi

  1. (Southern Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, South Tyrol) hi! an informal greeting acknowledging someone’s arrival or presence
    Hoi, wie geht's?

See also

  • hallo
  • guten Morgen
  • guten Tag
  • guten Abend
  • grüezi
  • servus

Lavukaleve

Noun

hoi n

  1. deep sea

Verb

hoi

  1. (intransitive) go in
  2. (transitive) put in

Pirahã

Adjective

hoi

  1. toneless rendering of hói
  2. toneless rendering of hoí

Further reading

Mura-Pirahã Dictionary


Rapa Nui

Etymology

Possibly from English horse.

Noun

hoi

  1. horse

Derived terms

  • pepe hoi

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [hɔj˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [hɔj˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [hɔj˧˧]

Adjective

hoi • (𦤠)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    Synonym: hôi

West Frisian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhoi̯/

Interjection

hoi

  1. hi

Further reading

  • “hoi”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to urge, incite.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)