As nouns the difference between roy and soy
is that roy
is (obsolete) a king while 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 adjective roy
is (obsolete) royal.
(en proper noun
* 2003 Minette Walters: Disordered Minds . Macmillan. ISBN 1741142121 page 173:
- - - - The real pity is that the only name William Burton remembers is Roy ...it was a popular name in the fifties and sixties so there were probably quite a few of them."
- "Not that popular," said George. "Surely it's Roy Trent?"
- "Roy' Rogers...'''Roy''' Orbison... '''Roy''' of the Rovers...' Roy Castle..."
- "At least one of those was a comic-book character," said Andrew.
A city in Utah.
- "So? Bill Clinton and David Beckham named their children after places. All I'm saying is we can't assume Roy' Trent from ' Roy ."
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