Ahoy, Ahoi or ahoj can refer to:
* the well-known
sailor's interjection, currently meaning "hello" and/or "what's going on?" [citation|contribution=ahoy|url=http://dictionary.oed.com/cgi/entry/50004810|title=OED Online|edition=2nd|location=Oxford|publisher= Oxford University Press|year=1989|accessdate=2008-06-21]
** "Ahoy-hoy" or "ahoy" suggested by
Alexander Graham Bellas a proper telephone answer [R. T. Barrett, American notes and queries 3 (1943–44), p. 76]
** a Czech and Slovak everyday greeting, taken over by young people from the English expression in the 1930s, probably via the German "ahoi" [Přiruční slovník jazyka českého, t. 1, Prague 1935–37 s.v. ahoj] . A district of
Bratislava, Slovakia, is called Ahoj because young people met there before the area was developed [report, "Sme" newspaper, Bratislava, June 13,2006 [http://bratislava.sme.sk/c/2760291/Ahoj-coskoro-skonci-s-cisternami.html] ]
Ahoy! (magazine), a magazine that used to be published about Commodore computers
Ahoy Rotterdam, an indoor sports arena and concert venue in Rotterdam in the Netherlands
** ahoi, a website [http://www.ahoi.es] and pocketbook published since 2002 in Spain, German and french with ports and nautic informations about Costa Brava, Spain and Cote Vermeille, France
** AHOY, standing for "A"ustralian "H"umanist "o"f the "Y"ear, awarded annually by the
Council of Australian Humanist Societies
** Ahoy is currently being used as an ad slogan by the men's grooming line
Ahoi can refer to
Hindufestival, Ahoi Ashtami, that Hindu ladies observe fast on, for the sake of their children. Falls on the fourth day from famous Hindu festival Karva Chauthand a week before Deepawali.
Ahoi Mata, the Hindu deity, worshipped on the Ahoi Ashtami.
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