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Meaning of "oy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OY

oy  [ɔɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oy 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 OY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Oy

Oy or OY may refer to: ▪ Oy vey Oy, a Yiddish exclamation of chagrin, dismay, exasperation or pain ▪ Oy, a village in the Oy-Mittelberg municipality, Bavaria, Germany ▪ oy, a digraph found in many languages ▪ Oy, an abbreviation of Osakeyhtiö, a prefix/postfix indicating a Finnish Limited company ▪ Oy, an animal character in Stephen King's Dark Tower series ▪ Omni Air International ▪ "OY", the aircraft registration code prefix for airplanes from Denmark ▪ Oy, a studio album of Iranian singer-songwriter Mohsen Namjoo ▪ Oy, the code for County Offaly, Ireland ▪ OY-, a code for flights with the former Danish airline company Conair of Scandinavia ▪ Oy, alternative spelling of "oi", a British slang interjection used to get someone's attention ▪ Oy, Russia, a selo in Khangalassky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia...

Definition of oy in the English dictionary

The definition of oy in the dictionary is a grandchild.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OY

oxyuriasis
oyer
oyer and terminer
oyes
oyez
Oyo
oyster
oyster bank
oyster bed
oyster crab
oyster cracker
oyster farm
oyster farming
oyster mushroom
oyster park
oyster pink
oyster plant
oyster shell
oyster stew
oyster white

Synonyms and antonyms of oy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OY

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

Translator English - Chinese

OY
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oy
570 millions of speakers

English

oy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ओए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

OY
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Oy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Oy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

oy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オイ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오우
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

oy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Oy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Oy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Oy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ой
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Oy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

oy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Oy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oy

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OY»

The term «oy» is very widely used and occupies the 5.972 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «oy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «oy» 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 oy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OY»

Discover the use of oy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Oy!: The Ultimate Book of Jewish Jokes
From Rabbis to Relationships, Latkes to lawyers, marriage to miracles, and from chazans to chutzpah, here is a feast of over 1,000 old and new Jewish jokes and witty anecdotes-- and you don't have to be Jewish to enjoy them.
David Minkoff, 2006
2
Up, Up, and Oy Vey!: How Jewish History, Culture, and Values ...
Barricade Books re-introduces Up, Up, and Oy Vey to the book publishing world.
Simcha Weinstein, 2009
3
Oy! to the World!: A Book of Jewish Humor
Whatever the situation, it appears in one form or another throughout the stories and jokes found in this classic collection. Simple graphics and sidesplitting humor roll from this Little Book, which includes a removable "Oy!" magnet.
Ariel Books, Mary Gold, 2004
4
A Little Joy, A Little Oy: Jewish Wit and Wisdom
Why? Because they have had more trouble. And trouble is often the heart of humor."-- Steve Allen (who is not Jewish) from A Little Joy, A Little Oy Not just a slice of Jewish wit and wisdom, this collection is the whole challah*.
Marnie Winston-Macauley, 2013
5
Oy Pioneer!: A Novel
What would happen if a feminist Jewish wit and scholar invaded David Lodge’s territory? Marleen S. Barr, herself a pioneer in the feminist criticism of science fiction, provides a giddily entertaining answer in this feisty novel.
Marleen S. Barr, 2003
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Latina/o y musulmán: the construction of latina/o identity ...
This book explores the process of conversion of U.S. Latina/o Muslims and how it becomes the foundation For The re-construction of their U.S. Latina/o identities.
Hjamil A. Martínez-Vázquez, 2010
7
Oy Vey! Sudoku
Why is this puzzle book different from all other puzzle books?
Frank Longo, 2006
8
Oy, My Buenos Aires: Jewish Immigrants and the Creation of ...
Jewish Immigrants and the Creation of Argentine National Identity Mollie Lewis Nouwen. Yiddish also created a boundary between the native-Yiddish-speaking immigrants and their children, who often spoke more Spanish than Yiddish. As the ...
Mollie Lewis Nouwen, 2013
9
From Oy to Joy: Our Holidays Across the Years
edited collection by 61 contributors recalling religious and secular, real and made up holidaysincludes 35 original photographs4 color glossy cover
Mel Patrell Furman, Carol Kanter, Adrienne Lieberman, 2002
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U.S. Exports: Commodity by country
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‎1966

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oy is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Times' MLB power rankings
OAKLAND: A's raised $34,000 for charity on Root Beer Float Day. On the field? Oy. (25). 29. COLORADO: Nolan Arenado, not Troy Tulowitzki, ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
2
Oy Vey…I'm A New Dad!
I love talking to new dads. Watching their eyes light up when they talk about the baby is like watching a flower bloom. They are so full of pride ... «Jewish Journal, Jul 15»
3
Alder acquires Gasmet Technologies Oy
Gasmet Technologies Oy (Gasmet), one of the world's leading manufacturers of gas monitoring equipment has agreed the sale of 100% of ... «Labmate Online, Jul 15»
4
Spire signs contract with Finnish non-profit for contactless payments..
Spire Payments, in collaboration with Poplatek Oy, wins the contract to supply over 15 000 EMV and contactless-enabled card payment devices ... «Finextra, Jul 15»
5
Art-pop duo OY's new album is part-documentary and includes …
You might think a band called OY would be, I don't know, a kind of hipster klezmer outfit. But in this case, it's an art-pop duo from Europe. «KBIA, Jul 15»
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JUF and Oy!Chicago announce fourth annual list of Jewish …
Presented by JUF's Young Leadership Division (YLD) and Oy! ... said Stefanie Pervos Bregman, founding editor and blogger-in-chief for Oy! «Jewish United Fund, Jul 15»
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Sisu Game Ventures Oy $1.10 million Financing. Moaffak Ahmed …
Sisu Game Ventures Oy, Limited Liability Company just submitted form D regarding $1.10 million equity financing. This is a new filing. «OctaFinance.com, Jul 15»
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AK Parti'nin son oy oranı
Düzenli olarak her ay gündem araştırması yaptırıp "Bugün seçim olsa kime oy verirsiniz?" diye soruyoruz. Seçim sonrasında yaptırdığımız ... «Türkiye, Jul 15»
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Flowrox Oy introduces Jukka Koskela as new CEO
In his first month at Flowrox Oy's headquarters in Finland, Jukka Koskela has already taken control, communicating across the organisation to ... «Ferret, Jul 15»
10
Jewish groups: Get listed in Oy! Magazine/Guide to Jewish Life
The St. Louis Jewish Light is currently preparing its annual Oy! Magazine Guide to Jewish Life and is seeking new Jewish organizations and ... «St. Louis Jewish Light, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Oy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oy>. Oct 2020 ».
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