The sixth letter in the Hebrew Alphabet. It is written ו and as a consonant it sounds like the letter V in the word ‘van’. Vav is also used to indicate the vowels O (וֹ) and U (וּ). It’s numeric value is 6. The letter Vav is also used as a prefix before words meaning ‘and’: blood – דם | flesh and blood – בשר ודם In Modern Hebrew two Vav in a row usually sounds like W: Wonder Woman – וונדר וומן.

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