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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:

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Is oy a Scrabble UK word?

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Definitions and meaning of oy

oy

Alternative forms

  • oi

Etymology

Borrowed from Yiddish אוי(oy, oh, oy).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔɪ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪ

Interjection

oy

  1. An exclamation typically expressing mild frustration or expressing feelings of uncertainty or concern.

See also

  • oy gevalt
  • oy vey

Anagrams

  • YO, y.o., y/o, yo, yo'

Cornish

Etymology

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.

Pronunciation

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [ɔˑɪ]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [ʊˑɪ]

Noun

oy m (plural oyow)

  1. egg

Derived terms

  • gwynn oy
  • melyn oy
  • oy bryjys
  • oy frankres
  • oy friys
  • oy skramblys

Faroese

Alternative forms

  • oyggj (Modern Faroese)

Etymology

From Old Norse ey.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɔiːj]

Noun

oy f (genitive singular oyar, plural oyar)

  1. (obsolete, kvæði) island

Usage notes

Survives in Faroese island names, e.g. Borðoy, Eysturoy, Fugloy, Hestoy, Kalsoy, Kunoy, Nólsoy, Sandoy, Skúvoy, Streymoy, Suðuroy, Svínoy, Vágoy Viðoy and Føroyar

Declension

(NB: This is not in use at the island names, see oyggj)


Finnish

Alternative forms

  • OY, Oy

Etymology

From osakeyhtiö.

Noun

oy

  1. (business) LLC (limited liability company)

Usage notes

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.

Declension

See also

  • oyj

Old Spanish

Etymology

From Latin hodie. Cognates include Old Portuguese oge.

Adverb

oy

  1. today

Descendants

  • Ladino: oy
  • Spanish: hoy

Scots

Interjection

oy

  1. Alternative spelling of oigh

Noun

oy (plural oys)

  1. grandchild

Tagalog

Etymology

From Spanish oye

Interjection

oy

  1. hey!
  2. An exclamation to get attention.
  3. A protest or reprimand.
  4. An expression of surprise.
  5. An informal greeting, similar to uy.
  6. A request for repetition or explanation; an expression of confusion.
  7. an expression of acknowledgment of someone, whose name one cannot remember right away.
  8. A meaningless beat marker or extra, filler syllable in song lyrics.

Synonyms

  • uy
  • huy
  • hoy

Alternative forms

  • oi

Turkish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /oj/

Etymology 1

Noun

oy (definite accusative oyu, plural oylar)

  1. (obsolete) thought
  2. vote

Declension

Synonyms

  • rey (obsolete)

Etymology 2

Verb

oy

  1. second-person singular imperative of oymak

Uzbek

Etymology

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 (moon; month), etc.

Noun

oy (plural oylar)

  1. month
  2. moon

Declension


Volapük

Pronoun

oy

  1. (indefinite personal pronoun) one

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) a grandchild.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)