MEANING: noun: A wise mentor, adviser, guru, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: After Yoda, a mentor in the Star Wars universe, first appeared in film The Empire Strikes Back, 1980. Earliest documented (non-literal) use: 1984. Also see anastrophe.

YODO - a male Yoda (What, you didn't know?)

ZODA - vat you drink vit Zcotch

DYODA - an Italian vacuum tube