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vav

or vau

[vahv, vawv]
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noun
  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

  • 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

vav

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

from Hebrew wāw a hook
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