wāw

[ wou ]
/ waʊ /

noun

the 27th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Nearby words

  1. wölfflin,
  2. wölfflin, heinrich,
  3. würm,
  4. württemberg,
  5. würzburg,
  6. władysław ii,
  7. władysław iv,
  8. wŏnju,
  9. wŏnsan,
  10. x

Origin of wāw

Borrowed into English from Arabic around 1825–35

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British Dictionary definitions for wāw

waw

/ (wɔː) /

noun

another name for vav
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