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yodh

 (yo͝od, yôd)
n.
The tenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Hebrew yôd, of Phoenician origin; see yd in Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.yodh - the 10th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Hebraic alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Hebrew script - a Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino)
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
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