yogh

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Origin nebulous, but probably from yoke due to word starting with a yogh sometimes in Middle English (as *ȝogh) as well as similarity in shape, from Old English ġeoc, from Proto-Germanic *juką, from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm.

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Noun[edit]

yogh (plural yoghs)

  1. A letter of the Middle English alphabet (capital Ȝ, small ȝ), in form derived from the Old English shape of the letter g, and used to represent various palatal and velar sounds.