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vav

or vau

[vahv, vawv]
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noun
  1. the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
  2. any of the sounds represented by this letter.

Origin of vav

From the Hebrew word wāw literally, hook

Le Vau

[luh voh]
noun
  1. Louis [lwee] /lwi/, 1612–70, French architect.
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vav

noun
  1. the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ו) transliterated as v or wAlso called: waw

Word Origin

from Hebrew wāw a hook
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