Definition of yogh in English:
A Middle English letter (ȝ) used mainly where modern English has gh and y.
- At some point, maybe with the invention of printing, some Scots started writing a yogh as a z.
- The Scottish retained the yogh in personal and place names, albeit mutating into a ‘z’ to please the typesetters of the day.
Middle English: of unknown origin.
Definition of yogh in:
- US English dictionary
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