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  1. oy veyinterjection

    oh dear

  2. Etymology: literally, “oh woe”. Compare,,.


  1. Oy vey

    Oy vey (Yiddish: אױ װײ) is a Yiddish phrase expressing dismay or exasperation. Also spelled oy vay, oy veh, or oi vey, and often abbreviated to oy, the expression may be translated as "oh, woe!" or "woe is me!" Its Hebrew equivalent is oy vavoy (אוי ואבוי, ój vavój).


  1. Oy vey

    Oy vey, oy vay, or just oy — or even more elaborately oy vey iz mir, oh weh! — is an exclamation of dismay or exasperation meaning something like "oh, pain" or "woe is me".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oy vey in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oy vey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of oy vey in a Sentence

  1. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Bxxtard SBI securities have again closed down the functional keys of its trading platform today again since 2 pm and not allowing its clients to sell shares . This is a symptom of such major UPHEAVEL in the stock market vey soon

  2. Rand Paul:

    Masks are really for infected people to prevent them from spreading infection to people who are not infected rather than protecting uninfected people from acquiring infection. The typical mask you buy in the drug store is not really effective in keeping out virus, which is small enough to pass through the material, it might, however, provide some slight benefit in keep out gross droplets if someone coughs or sneezes on you. I do not recommend that you wear a mask, particularly since you are going to a vey (sic) low risk location.

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    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    • A. contempt
    • B. ternion
    • C. elan
    • D. encumbrance

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