יד

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *yad- (hand).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

יָד (yádf (dual indefinite form ידיים \ יָדַיִם, plural indefinite form יָדוֹת, singular construct form יַד, dual construct form יְדֵי, plural construct form יְדוֹת)

  1. arm
  2. hand
  3. forelimb (anterior limb)
  4. (card games) hand
  5. (soccer) hand foul
  6. power, strength, authority
    יָצָא יְדֵי חוֹבָתוֹyatsá y'dey khovató ― fulfilled he's obligation
  7. handle
  8. monument (memorial structure), shrine

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural form יָדוֹת (yadót) is primarily for handles; the dual is used for body parts.

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: yad (borrowed)
  • Dutch: jatten (borrowed)

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