Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Oy"

The meaning of "Oy" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Oy?
A: An expression of frustration or dismay. It comes from Yiddish, so it's associated with Judaism. More emphatic versions are "oy, vay" (oy, pain) or "oy, gevalt" (oy, violence.)
Q: O que significa "Oy!"?
A: The way you've written it, I believe it's a call to get someone's attention. For instance, if someone is across the room and you want to talk to them, you could say, "oy, you, get over here!"

Translations of "Oy"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Oy yes
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