Definition of aiyo in English:

aiyo

exclamation

informal South Asian
  • (in southern Indian and Sri Lankan English) used to express distress, regret, or grief.

    • ‘aiyo, why do things like this always happen to me?’

Pronunciation

aiyo

/īˈyō/ /aɪˈjoʊ/

Origin

From Sinhala and Tamil imitative.