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vavalso vau or waw (väv, vôv)
The sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
[Hebrew wāw, from Phoenician *wāw, *wō, pin (sense uncertain), sixth letter of the Phoenician alphabet.]
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(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ו) transliterated as v or w. Also called: waw
[from Hebrew wāw a hook]
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the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[< Hebrew wāw literally, hook]
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