Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

vav

or vau

[vahv, vawv]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for vavs

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012