Definitions for yodh
the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
The tenth letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
A tool used to read a torah.
Origin: Ultimately from yad-.
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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