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Ultimately from Proto-Semitic *yad- (hand).
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yodh (plural yodhs)

  1. The tenth letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
  2. A tool used to read a torah.

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