Yodh meaning

yo͝od, yôd
The tenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
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The tenth letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
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A tool used to read a torah.
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Origin of yodh

  • Hebrew yôd of Phoenician origin yd in Semitic roots

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

  • Ultimately from Proto-Semitic *yad- (“hand").

    From Wiktionary