Yad definition

yäd, yôd
Frequency:
An ornamented pointer used to mark one's place when reading out loud from a scroll of the Torah in a synagogue.
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Noun

Singular:
yad
Plural:
yadim, yads

Origin of yad

  • Mishnaic Hebrew yād from Hebrew hand yd in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition