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There are multiple names for the same thing (YO, YFWD, YF....) and most mean YO depending on what the next stitch is. We have a glossary at the top of the page. Here's one from KP that has it in a little more detail.
It sounds to me like you bring the yarn forward to start then k2tog, and then YO, K2tog to the end of the row or round. I don't know why it's written that way. It may be a British pattern or an old one.