waw

noun
\ ˈväv How to pronounce waw (audio) , ˈvȯv How to pronounce waw (audio) \
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Definition of waw

: the 6th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see Alphabet Table

First Known Use of waw

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for waw

Hebrew wāw

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“Waw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waw. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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