azoy

Definitions

  • conj. So, thus.

  • interj. Is that so? Really?

  • adj. So-so.

Example Sentences

  • "We met the president today." "Azoy?"

  • "How are you feeling?" "Azoy."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • אַזױ azóy

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

      Alternative Spellings

      azoi, azay, azey, azeh

Notes

  • Pronounced "ah-ZOY" or "ah-ZEY," depending on European region of origin.

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