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or vau

[vahv, vawv]
  1. the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
  2. 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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Historical Examples of vaus

  • In the fifteenth century, Reid, Vaus, and Cuthbert are prominent citizens.

    Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland

    Daniel Turner Holmes

British Dictionary definitions for vaus


  1. the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ו) transliterated as v or wAlso called: waw
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Word Origin for vav

from Hebrew wāw a hook
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