yad

\ ˈyad \
variants: or yade \ ˈyād \

Definition of yad

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Scottish variant of

yad

noun
\ ˈyäd \
plural -s

Definition of yad (Entry 2 of 2)

: a pointer tapering into the shape of a closed hand with extended index finger used as a guide for the reader of the scrolls of the Law in a synagogue

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History and Etymology for yad

Noun

Hebrew yādh hand

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“Yad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yad. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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