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Is oy a Scrabble word?
Yes. The word oy is a Scrabble US word. The word oy is worth 5 points in Scrabble:
Is oy a Scrabble UK word?
Yes. The word oy is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:
Is oy a Words With Friends word?
Yes. The word oy is a Words With Friends word. The word oy is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):
Borrowed from Yiddish אוי (oy, “oh, oy”).
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.
oy m (plural oyow)
From Old Norse ey.
oy f (genitive singular oyar, plural oyar)
Survives in Faroese island names, e.g. Borðoy, Eysturoy, Fugloy, Hestoy, Kalsoy, Kunoy, Nólsoy, Sandoy, Skúvoy, Streymoy, Suðuroy, Svínoy, Vágoy Viðoy and Føroyar
(NB: This is not in use at the island names, see oyggj)
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.
From Old Norse ey, from Proto-Germanic *awjō. Cognates include Swedish ö, and Faroese oy.
From Latin hodie. Cognates include Old Portuguese oge.
oy (plural oys)
From Spanish oye
oy (definite accusative oyu, plural oylar)
From Chagatai آی (ʾāy, “Moon; month”), from Proto-Turkic *āń(k) (“Moon; month”). Cognate with Uyghur ئاي (ay, “moon; month”), Turkish ay (“moon; month”), Turkmen aý (“moon; month”), etc.
oy (plural oylar)