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  1. yodh(noun)

    the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet


  1. yodh(Noun)

    The tenth letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).

  2. yodh(Noun)

    A tool used to read a torah.

  3. Origin: Ultimately from yad-.


  1. Yodh

    Yodh is the tenth letter and Multiple Set Character of many Semitic alphabets, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew Yud י, Syriac ܝ and Arabic Yāʾ ي. Its sound value is in all languages for which it is used; in many languages, it also serves as a long vowel, representing. The Phoenician letter gave rise to the Greek Iota, Latin I, Cyrillic І, Coptic iauda and Gothic eis.

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