Oy vs. Oi

Oy vs. Oi — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Oy and Oi

Oyinterjunction

Used especially to express irritation, dismay, sorrow, or self-pity.

Oiinterjunction

Used as a greeting or to attract someone's attention.

Oyinterjection

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

Oiinterjection

Said to get someone's attention; hey.

Oi, you with the red hat – what do you think you're doing?Oi! Stop that!

Oiinterjection

An expression of surprise.

Oi! This is new!

Oiinterjection

An informal greeting, similar to hi.

Oi! How's it going?
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Oinoun

A working-class punk rock subgenre of the 1970s, sometimes associated with racism.