[goi] /gɔɪ/

noun, plural goyim, gois.
[goi] /gɔɪ/
noun, plural goyim
[goi-im] /ˈgɔɪ ɪm/ (Show IPA), goys. Usually Disparaging.
a term used by a Jew to refer to someone who is not Jewish.
a term used by an observant Jew to refer to a Jew who is not religious or is ignorant of Judaism.
noun (pl) goyim (ˈɡɔɪɪm), goys
a Jewish word for a gentile

plural of goy (q.v.).

“gentile, non-Jew” (plural goyim), 1835, from Hebrew goy “people, nation;” in Mishnaic and Modern Hebrew, also “gentile.”


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