from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of vav.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To stir; move; wave.
- n. A wave (of water).
- n. The twenty-seventh letter of the Arabic alphabet: و.
- n. Alternative spelling of vav.
from The 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 the 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the 6th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
From Middle English wawen, waȝien, from Old English wagian ("to move, shake, swing, totter"), from Proto-Germanic *wagōnan (“to move”), from Proto-Indo-European *weǵhe- (“to drag, carry”). Cognate with German wagen ("to venture, dare, risk"), Swedish våga ("to dare"). (Wiktionary)
From Middle English wawe, waȝe, from Old English wǣg ("motion, water, wave, billow, flood, sea"), from Proto-Germanic *wēgaz (“wave, storm”), from Proto-Indo-European *weǵhe- (“to drag, carry”). Cognate with North Frisian weage ("water, wave"), German Wag, Woge ("wave"), French vague ("wave"), Swedish våg ("wave"). (Wiktionary)
From Arabic واو (wāw). (Wiktionary)