vav

or vau

[ vahv, vawv ]
/ vɑv, vɔv /

noun

the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
any of the sounds represented by this letter.

Nearby words

  1. vaupés,
  2. vauquelin,
  3. vaux,
  4. vaux, calvert,
  5. vauxhall,
  6. vavasor,
  7. vavasory,
  8. vavasour,
  9. vavilov,
  10. vaward

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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