As a noun soy
is a chinese and japanese liquid sauce for fish, made by subjecting boiled beans to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water us preference is the term soy sauce
As an initialism sov is
subject-object-verb: a language is sov if a typical sentence has subject, followed by object, followed by verb.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A Chinese and Japanese liquid sauce for fish, made by subjecting boiled beans to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water. US preference is the term soy sauce .
* 1902 — Annie R. Gregory, Woman's Favorite Cookbook , p381
- I like a little soy with my rice.
Soybeans. Often used attributively.
- Pour in four tablespoonfuls of sherry and four tablespoonfuls of soy , as much vinegar as the jar will hold, and cover closely until wanted.
- These candles are made from soy .
- The soy crop is looking good this year.
* soy bean
* soy milk
* soy sauce
(British, slang) Pound sterling.
- That car of his has got to be worth a few sovs .
* (pound sterling)
** (standard English) pound, pound sterling
** (slang) nicker, quid