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yod

or yodh

[ yood; Hebrew yawd ]

noun

  1. the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
  2. any of the sounds represented by this letter.


yod

/ jʊd /

noun

  1. the tenth letter in the Hebrew alphabet (י), transliterated as y


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Word History and Origins

Origin of yod1

1725–35; < Hebrew yōdh, akin to yādh hand

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Word History and Origins

Origin of yod1

C18: from Hebrew, literally: hand

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Example Sentences

Noah replied, “I can only send one of the two birds whose first letter is either Ain or Yod.”

But yod better take him back with you when you go, Miss Ruth, He needs somebody to take care of himsho do!

Ef yod done taken heed ter ma wods yo wouldn never come ter dis hyer pass.

Being numbered ten, its Hebrew letter is Yod, the hieroglyphic meaning of which is the forefinger extended as a sign of command.

But the explanation of the Yod is to be fetched from Eccles.

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