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See also: ܘ

Classical Syriac[edit]


Compare Arabic وَ- (wa-) and Hebrew וְ־ (wə-).


  • IPA(key): [w(ə)-] (followed by a consonant and vowel)
  • IPA(key): [wa-] (followed by a two-consonant cluster)


ܘ-‎ (transliteration needed)

  1. and
  2. while, when, as, then
  3. various other senses: yet, also, for, but, however, since, because, that, in order that, or, even, again

See also[edit]


  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 81a-b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 107a
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, p. 357a