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Meaning of "hoya" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HOYA

Named after Thomas Hoy (died 1821), English gardener.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HOYA

hoya  [ˈhɔɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOYA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hoya is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOYA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hoya

Hoya

Hoya is an Asclepiad genus of 200–300 species of tropical plants in the family Apocynaceae. Most are native to Asia including India, China, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia, There is a great diversity of species in the Philippines, and species in Polynesia, New Guinea, and Australia. Common names for this genus are waxplant, waxvine, waxflower or simply hoya. This genus was named by botanist Robert Brown, in honour of his friend, botanist Thomas Hoy.

Definition of hoya in the English dictionary

The definition of hoya in the dictionary is any plant of the asclepiadaceous genus Hoya, of E Asia and Australia, esp the waxplant popular as a house plant.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOYA


annoyer
əˈnɔɪə
Breuer
ˈbrɔɪə
cherimoya
ˌtʃɛrɪˈmɔɪə
coir
kɔɪə
deployer
dɪˈplɔɪə
destroyer
dɪˈstrɔɪə
dianoia
ˌdaɪəˈnɔɪə
employer
ɪmˈplɔɪə
enjoyer
ɪnˈdʒɔɪə
Goya
ˈɡɔɪə
loir
lɔɪə
metanoia
ˌmetəˈnɔɪə
metasequoia
ˌmɛtəsɪˈkwɔɪə
multiemployer
ˌmʌltɪɪmˈplɔɪə
oyer
ɔɪə
paranoia
ˌpærəˈnɔɪə
sequoia
sɪˈkwɔɪə
soya
ˈsɔɪə
stroyer
ˈstrɔɪə
toyer
ˈtɔɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOYA

howlet
Howlin´ Wolf
howling
howlingly
howlround
Howrah
howsoever
howsomdever
howsomever
howtowdie
howzat
howzit
hox
Hoxha
hoy
hoyden
hoydenhood
hoydenish
hoydenishness
hoydenism

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOYA

Antalya
atemoya
Catalunya
Gaya
Himalaya
hiya
Jaya
kabaragoya
Kenya
Konya
Libya
Malatya
maya
Moya
Nagoya
Oriya
ouguiya
playa
Surabaya
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Synonyms and antonyms of hoya in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hoya» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOYA

Find out the translation of hoya to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hoya from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hoya» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

豪雅
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hoya
570 millions of speakers

English

hoya
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

होया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هويا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Хойя
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hoya
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Hoya
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hoya
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hoya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hoya
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

サクララン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

호야
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hoya
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Hoya
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹோயா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

होया
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hoya
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hoya
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hoya
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Хойя
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Hoya
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

hoya
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Hoya
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hoya
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Hoya
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hoya

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOYA»

The term «hoya» is very widely used and occupies the 11.808 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOYA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «hoya» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «hoya» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hoya

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOYA»

Discover the use of hoya in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hoya and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
American Son
This book is The Golden Boy, and he bares his most heartbreaking mistakes as well as his most stunning triumphs for all of the world to see.
Oscar De La Hoya, Steve Springer, 2009
2
Oscar de la Hoya: Gold-medal Boxer
Introduces the Mexican American boxer whose skills won him a gold medal in the Olympics.
Rob Kirkpatrick, 2000
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Oscar de la Hoya: The Golden Boy
Oscar De La Hoya grew up poor. He was born February 4, 1973, in East Los Angeles, California. His parents had moved there from Mexico. De La Hoya's father, Joel, was a clerk at an appliance company. His mother, Cecilia, stayed home to ...
Jeff Savage, 2006
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Golden Boy: The Fame, Money, and Mystery of Oscar de la Hoya
A portrait of one of the world's most famous boxers chronicles the life and career of Oscar de la Hoya, from his poverty-stricken childhood, to his Olympic glory, to his celebrity world of multimillion-dollar contracts, spicy romances, and ...
Tim Kawakami, 1999
5
Oscar de la Hoya
This title presents the story of a young boy with a dream and the perseverance to make it a reality.
Susan Muaddi Darraj, Rob Maaddi, 2008
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Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Asclepiadaceae: ...
H. tsangii C. M. Burton (Hoyan l3(l: Part 2): 5, l99l). T: Philippines, Mindanao ( Elmer l3372 [US]). - D: China. Philippines. Incl. Hoya angustifolia Elmer (l938) ( nom. il- leg., Art. 53.l). Stems terete, to 3 mm 0. branched, smooth, glassrous: L petiole ...
Focke Albers, Ulrich Meve, 2002
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California Master Gardener Handbook
'Jubilee' Fuchsia var 'Swingtime' Fuchsia triphylla 'Gartenmeister Bohnstedt' Hatiora salicornioides Hedera helix 'Hahn's Variegated' Hedera he//x'lvalace' Hedera helix 'Needlepoint' Hemigraphis colorata Hemigraphis exotica Hoya australis ...
‎2002
8
Place and Native American Indian History and Culture
Hoya! Hoya! Hoya! Non-Indians' ignorance of Native language and culture (and their tendency not to have a clue about what they are missing) is a favourite joke target. The most frequent target are those who are selling something, including ...
Joy Porter, 2007
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Greenhouse Gardener's Companion: Growing Food and Flowers in ...
(Hoya carnosa) Also known as the wax plant, hoyas are popular houseplants. People often just let them go about their business, trailing all around the perimeter i windowsill and even throug out the house. Some also let them trail out of a ...
Shane Smith, Marjorie C. Leggitt, 2000
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"Der muoz mir süezer worte jehen": liber amicorum für ...
Nach diesen Erörterungen erhellt Haller die Geschichte des Hoya-Missale. Danach ist das Missale nach seinem Besitzer Johann II. von Hoya (gest. 1574), Fürstbischof von Osnabrück, Münster und Paderbom, benannt, wurde nach dessen ...
Ludo Jongen, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOYA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hoya is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Qasual Questions: Throwdown Thursday - Casual Hoya
More from Casual Hoya. Sources: DSR Returning to Georgetown · D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera reportedly returning to Georgetown for his senior ... «Casual Hoya, Jul 15»
2
HOYA Group PENTAX Medical's VIVIDEO ENT Videoscope Wins …
HOYA Group PENTAX Medical, a healthcare industry leader in endoscopic imaging, was awarded a 2015 Red Dot Award in Product Design for ... «Financial Express, Jul 15»
3
Miguel Cotto vs. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on November 21st, says De …
They're reporting that Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya is saying that the Cotto-Canelo fight will be taking place on this date ... «Boxing News 24, Jul 15»
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De La Hoya: Cotto-Canelo Very Close, MGM Very Possible
De La Hoya confirmed that the fight will,"definitely be in Las Vegas." The leading contenders are the MGM Grand and the Thomas and Mack ... «BoxingScene.com, Jul 15»
5
Oscar De La Hoya becomes latest to speak out against Donald Trump
De La Hoya, the Mexican-American former boxing champion, was at a news conference Thursday promoting a fight between Mauricio Herrera ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
6
De La Hoya: Cotto-Canelo Bigger Than Me and Trinidad!
Golden Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya, who promotes Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, says the upcoming November battle with WBC ... «BoxingScene.com, Jul 15»
7
Carl Frampton hails Oscar De La Hoya's decision and discusses …
Boxing is the one sport when you really do have to know when it's time to walk away — and I was glad to hear this week that Oscar De La Hoya ... «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
8
Hoya, Team USA captures U19 World Championship
In the world of international basketball - at least involving players 19 and under-, Georgetown swingman L.J Peak has reached the mountain ... «Comcast SportsNet Washington, Jul 15»
9
Diego De La Hoya Interview: Like a true Mexican I seek the …
Diego De La Hoya cousin of hall of fame inductee Oscar De La Hoya plans on making his own legacy in boxing. Diego isn't intimidated by the weight the name ... «BoxingInsider.com, Jul 15»
10
LA's "Golden Boy" De La Hoya feels freezed out of Southland venues
Oscar De La Hoya's statue sits outside AEG's Staples Center, but earlier this year when the homegrown boxing promoter sought to bring an ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»

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