Who's Right, Me or My Cantor?

My cantor told me the plural for yad, the Hebrew word for Torah pointer, is yadot. I think it’s yadayim. Who’s right?

A torah and yad in the museum of the Włodawa Synagogue in Warsaw, Poland. Wikipedia.

A torah and yad in the museum of the Włodawa Synagogue in Warsaw, Poland. Wikipedia.

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Oct. 28 2015
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