How to Pronounce Ahoy?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Ahoy" is [ɐhˈɔ͡ɪ], [ɐhˈɔ‍ɪ], [ɐ_h_ˈɔɪ].

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"Ahoy" in context

Ahoy is a traditional greeting used primarily by sailors and military personnel, but has recently been used more generally. It is most commonly used when meeting someone for the first time or when arriving at a new place. It can also be used as a way to express joy, surprise, and enthusiasm.

The origin of the term is unclear, but it is believed to have originated from the Dutch cry of greeting, "hoi". Over time, the term was borrowed by the English, who changed it to "Ahoy". It first appeared in literature in 1780 and has been used widely since then.


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