Definition of vav in English:


Syllabification: vav
Pronunciation: /väv, vôv


  • The sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
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    • If that's a vav, - then it's Hebrew, not Aramaic.
    • Certainly, these were very minor variances - such a spelling a word with a hei or an alef, or with or without a vav - changes which did not seem to affect the meaning significantly.

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