Yogh meaning

yōk, yōg, yōKH
The Middle English letter Ȝ, used to represent the sound (y) and some velar consonants similar to the ch in German Bach and the r in French France.
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A letter of the Middle English alphabet, Ȝ, representing:
  • A voiceless velar fricative similar to Modern German (), as in doch: in Modern English orthography it has been replaced by gh, which either is silent, as in though, or represents the sound (f), as in cough..
  • A voiced palatal fricative: in Modern English orthography, y, representing (y) as in yes..
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A letter of the Middle English alphabet (capital Ȝ, small ȝ), in form derived from the Old English shape of the letter g, and used to represent various palatal and velar sounds.
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Origin of yogh

  • Middle English possibly from Old English īw, ēoh yew

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

  • Origin uncertain.

    From Wiktionary