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yod

Line breaks: yod
Pronunciation: /jɒd
 
/

Definition of yod in English:

noun

1The tenth and smallest letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2 Phonetics The semivowel or glide /j/.

Origin

from Hebrew yōḏ; related to yaḏ 'hand'.

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