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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, Australia, 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

Mòcheno

Etymology

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.

Noun

oi n

  1. egg

References

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

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: -oj

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

Sicilian

Alternative forms

  • oggi
  • oji
  • uoggi

Etymology

Compare Italian oggi.

Adverb

oi

  1. 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

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)