Yod

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Yod may refer to:

  • Yod (astrology), an astrological aspect formation
  • YOD, IATA airport code for CFB Cold Lake, a Canadian Forces Base in Cold Lake, Alberta
  • Father Yod (1922–1975), alias of James Edward Baker, musician and spiritual leader
  • Year of the Dolphin, a 2007 observance by the United Nations Environment Programme to promote agreements on dolphin conservation
  • Palatal approximant, a consonant sound in many spoken languages, including the "y-sound" in English words such as you; IPA /j/
    • Yod-dropping and yod-coalescence, the elision or change of /j/ in some English consonant cluster reductions

See also[edit]

  • Yad, the Jewish religious pointing device
  • Yodh, the tenth letter in many Semitic alphabets, including Phoenician, Hebrew, and Aramaic
  • Ecstatic yod, a record label run by music critic Byron Coley