Definition of yogh in English:

yogh

noun

  • A Middle English letter (ȝ) used mainly where modern English has gh and y.

    • ‘The Scottish retained the yogh in personal and place names, albeit mutating into a ‘z’ to please the typesetters of the day.’
    • ‘At some point, maybe with the invention of printing, some Scots started writing a yogh as a z.’

Origin

Middle English: of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

yogh

/jɒɡ/