و

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Character  و 
Unicode name ARABIC LETTER WAW
Unicode block Arabic
Codepoint U+0648

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

و

  1. Arabic letter waw

Arabic[edit]

Letter[edit]

و / ‍و (wāw)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ه (h) and followed by ي (y).

Numeral symbol[edit]

و / ‍و (wāw)

  1. The sixth letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by and followed by ز (z).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

وَ (wa-)

  1. and

Usage notes[edit]

  • Arabic conjunctions and prepositions that have only one letter, such as و, always attach as a prefix to the following word.
    كُتُب وَطُرُود وَأَوْرَاق
    kutub wa-ṭurūd wa-ʾawrāq
    books and parcels and papers

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Central Kurdish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

و (u)

  1. and

Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ms

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [wau̯]
  • (Phoneme, Consonant) IPA(key): [w]
  • (Phoneme, Consonant, Syllable intial, obsolete) IPA(key): [w], [v]
  • (Phoneme, Consonant, Syllable final, obsolete) IPA(key): [w], [f]
  • (Phoneme, Vowel) IPA(key): [u], [o], [ɔ]
  • (Phoneme, Vowel, Closed ultima) IPA(key): [o], [ɔ]

Letter[edit]

و / ‍و

  1. The thirtieth letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Arabic script.

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Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

و (wâw)

  1. The thirty-eighth letter of the Pashto alphabet.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form
و ـو

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ڼ
  • Next letter: ه

Persian[edit]

Letter[edit]

و / و / / (vâv)

  1. The thirtieth letter of the Perso-Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ن and followed by ه. Its name is واو.

See also[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭠𐭥𐭣 (ud) / 𐭠𐭥 (u).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

Dari و
Iranian Persian و
Tajik у (u)

و (o)

  1. and

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic وَ (wa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

Dari و
Iranian Persian و
Tajik ва (va)

و (va)

  1. (formal) and

Etymology 3[edit]

Particle[edit]

و (-o)

  1. (colloquial) Shorten form of رو (ro), both are spoken forms of را ().
    دستت‍‍و بلند کن.
    Dasteto boland kon.
    Raise your hand.

Tunisian Arabic[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

و (u)

  1. and
    حَاجْتِي بْقْلَمْ وكَرّاسَة (ḥājtī bqlam u karrāsa) — I need a pencil and a copy-book

Urdu[edit]

Letter[edit]

و / ‍و (wāw)

  1. The thirty-third letter of the Urdu alphabet. It is preceded by ن and followed by ہ.

See also[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian و

Conjunction[edit]

و (va, o)

  1. and

Derived terms[edit]

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