[ vahv, vawv ]
/ vɑv, vɔv /
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the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
any of the sounds represented by this letter.
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Origin of vav
From the Hebrew word wāw, literally, “hook”
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How to use vav in a sentence
In the fifteenth century, Reid, Vaus, and Cuthbert are prominent citizens.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland|Daniel Turner Holmes
Yod-he-vaus Lost Name can never be hallowed (made whole) without the Mother is there.Woman, Church & State|Matilda Joslyn Gage
British Dictionary definitions for vav
/ (vɔːv) /
the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ו) transliterated as v or wAlso called: waw
Word Origin for vav
from Hebrew wāw a hook
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