or O·laf V
[ oo-lahf, English oh-luh f, oh-luh v ]
/ ˈu lɑf, English ˈoʊ ləf, ˈoʊ ləv /
1903–91, king of Norway 1957–91.
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When Did The Letter U Enter The Alphabet?There was no letter U in the alphabet. Well, that’s not the entire story. There was the sound for the letter we call U, but it didn’t look like U. It looked like V. The Classical Latin alphabet had only 23 letters, not the 26 that we have today. (This is why the W looks like a double V but is pronounced like a double …
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1903–91, king of Norway 1957–91; son of Haakon VII
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