vav

or vau

[ vahv, vawv ]
/ vɑv, vɔv /

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for vav

vav
/ (vɔːv) /

noun

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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