Origin of yod
Examples from the Web for yod
Otherwise ϝ would have been used for the vowel υ, just as the Phoenician consonant Yod became the vowel ι.
Do yo reckon, Capn, yod let me pilot the Restless out o this harbor and some o the way down the bay?The Motor Boat Club in Florida|H. Irving Hancock
Being numbered ten, its Hebrew letter is Yod, the hieroglyphic meaning of which is the forefinger extended as a sign of command.Prophetical, Educational and Playing Cards|Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer
But the explanation of the Yod is to be fetched from Eccles.The Mosaic History of the Creation of the World|Thomas Wood
But yod better take him back with you when you go, Miss Ruth, He needs somebody to take care of himsho do!Ruth Fielding Down in Dixie|Alice B. Emerson