Oy vey (Yiddish: אױ װײ ) or oy vey ist mir is a Yiddish phrase expressing dismay
or exasperation. Also spelled oy vay, oy veh, or oi vey, and often abbreviated to ...
Oy and vey are two very old Jewish interjections which both mean “woe.” Oy is
found many times in the Bible (see Numbers 21:29, I Samuel 4:7 and Isaiah 3:11
Yiddish: short for "Oy vey iz mir," Oh, woe is me! ... oy vey. Jewish exasperated
exclamation. I have tons of homework tonight! Oy vey! by Jared White October 16,
indicating dismay or grief (used mainly by Yiddish-speake... Meaning,
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oy vey iz mir. Alternative Spellings. oy vey zmir, oy veyzmir, oy vey ist mir, vey iz
mir, oy vay iz mir. Definitions. woe is me. Example Sentences. Oy vey iz mir, my ...
"'Oy Vey in a Manger,' a ribald, ridiculous, raunchy, decidedly R-rated romp
through the best and worst of Christmas, is lighting up the Washington DC Jewish
Blech continues, "Oy is the short form of Oy vey iz mir (oh, woe is me). It can be
used to react to simple frustration (oy, it's you), minor tragedy (look at the way
Etymology. Yiddish אוי וויי (oy vey), literally, “oh woe”. Compare German oh
weh, ach weh, au weh and Dutch oh wee.