American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of vav.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The sixth letter of the Hebrew alphabet, corresponding to the English w or the Latin v (whence it appears as modern v in the English form of Hebrew words. Its numerical value is VI.
- n. A wave.
- TO stir; move; wave.
- n. A wall.
- To cry as a cat; waul.
- See waul.
- v. transitive, obsolete To stir; move; wave.
- n. obsolete A wave (of water).
- n. The twenty-seventh letter of the Arabic alphabet: و.
- n. alternative spelling of vav.
- n. the 6th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
- From Arabic واو (wāw). (Wiktionary)
“The original says "and a tower," but without a doubt, the major purpose was the tower, therefore we have here the so-called waw speciale -- "and in particular.”
“Yes, in biblical Hebrew the sentences start with "waw"vav literally translated as "and.”
“The 30 volumes of Ibn 'Aashoor's tafseer (mentioned in the "Don't be a hater" post) can be downloaded as scanned PDFs from i'm curious about the use of "waw" (and).”
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“Getty Images One of Alexander McQueen's most influential ideas waw images of skulls as a design element.”
“Lemongrass is a stylish fusion restaurant, decked out in vivid greens and blues, that combines Thai, Chinese, and Indonesian dishes (lemongrass. waw.pl).”
“The menu gives eccentric flourishes to classic Polish dishes, like herring and potatoes with arugula, or ribs baked in the sweet honey-flavored liquor krupnik (nomia. waw.pl).”
“When you reach stillness, you go into the condition of “wang wo zhuang tai” pronounced wahng waw jwahng tye, which means forget yourself.”
““Ru jing wang wo” pronounced roo jing wahng waw means meditate deeply to go into stillness and forget yourself.”
““Xing zou zuo wo bu li zhe ge” pronounced shing dzoe dzwaw waw boo lee juh guh means anytime, anywhere in your whole life, always put your mind on your Jin Dan.”
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3 letter words, not the girl band.
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Significant airport codes.
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