Yad (disambiguation)

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Yad may refer to:

Hebrew usage[edit]

Yad (יד) means hand in Hebrew.

It can refer to a

  • Yad, a pointer used for Torah reading in Jewish synagogues
  • Yad Hachazakah, an alternate name for the Mishneh Torah, the code of Maimonides

Yad can also refer to a monument or memorial. In this usage, it forms a part of several place names:

Other uses[edit]

  • Yad, Iran, a village in Isfahan Province
  • yad is a program that will display GTK+ dialogs, and return (either in the return code, or on standard output) the user's input. yad is a fork of zenity program.
  • Moose Lake Airport, Canada (by IATA code)
  • Yagua language (by ISO 639 code)