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vav

[vahv, vawv] /vɑv, vɔv/
noun
1.
the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2.
any of the sounds represented by this letter.
Also, vau.
Origin
< Hebrew wāw literally, hook
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British Dictionary definitions for vavs

vav

/vɔːv/
noun
1.
the sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ו) transliterated as v or w Also called waw
Word Origin
from Hebrew wāw a hook
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