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Yes. The word oi is a Scrabble US word. The word oi is worth 2 points in Scrabble:

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Definitions and meaning of oi

oi

Pronunciation

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

Etymology 1

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

Interjection

oi (Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, usually impolite)

  1. Said to get someone's attention; hey.
  2. An expression of surprise.
  3. An informal greeting, similar to hi.
Synonyms
  • (to get attention): hey, yo; see also Thesaurus:hey
  • (expression of surprise): blimey, whoa; see also Thesaurus:wow
  • (informal greeting): wotcher, yo
Derived terms
  • oi oi
Translations

Noun

oi (uncountable)

  1. (Britain, sometimes capitalized) A working-class punk rock subgenre of the 1970s, sometimes associated with racism.
    • 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 2

Variant of oy, from Yiddish.

Interjection

oi

  1. Alternative spelling of oy

Etymology 3

Pronoun

oi

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

Anagrams

  • I/O, IO, Io, i/o, io

Bima

Noun

oi

  1. water

References

  • ABVD

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈɔj/

Etymology 1

From Latin odium.

Noun

oi m (plural ois)

  1. (Mallorca) aversion, revulsion

Etymology 2

Interjection

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 reading

  • “oi” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Finnish

Pronunciation

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

Interjection

oi

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

Anagrams

  • -io

Hiri Motu

Pronoun

oi

  1. 2nd-person singular pronoun: you

See also


Japanese

Romanization

oi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おい

Old French

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin audītus.

Verb

oi

  1. past participle of oir

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal, Brazil) IPA(key): /oj/
  • Hyphenation: oi
  • Rhymes: -oi

Interjection

oi

  1. hi (informal greeting)

Synonyms

  • beleza (more informal), olá (more formal)

Interjection

oi?

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

Synonyms

  • como? perdão? (more formal)

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /oj/
  • Rhymes: -oj

Etymology 1

Noun form.

Noun

oi f

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

Etymology 2

Verb form.

Verb

(eu) oi (modal auxiliary, first-person singular form of vrea, used with infinitives to form presumptive tenses)

  1. (I) might

Verb

(tu) oi (modal auxiliary, second-person singular form of vrea, used with infinitives to form presumptive tenses)

  1. (you) might

Sardinian

Etymology

Compare Italian oggi.

Adverb

oi

  1. (Campidanese) today

Tagalog

Etymology

Alternative form of Tagalog oy.

Interjection

oi

  1. Alternative form of oy

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

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

Etymology 1

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *cʔur ~ *cʔuur ~ *(c)ʔuər ~ *cʔər ~ *cʔəər (warm); cognate with Ruching Palaung ka-ūr/ka-ǖr (tepid; to warm food), Khasi ur (with a warm sensation).

Adjective

oi • ()

  1. hot and oppressive, sultry
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Noun

(classifier cái) oi

  1. creel

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a New Zealand bird, the grey-faced petrel.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)