yogh

noun
\ ˈyōk How to pronounce yogh (audio) , ˈyōg How to pronounce yogh (audio) , ˈyōḵ How to pronounce yogh (audio) \

Definition of yogh

: the letter ʒ used especially in Middle English chiefly to represent voiced and voiceless velar and palatal fricatives

First Known Use of yogh

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yogh

Middle English

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“Yogh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yogh. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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