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See also: , ॿ, वृ, वे, and -व
Devanagari v.svg
U+0935, व
DEVANAGARI LETTER VA

[U+0934]
Devanagari
[U+0936]

Translingual[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋə/, /wə/, /və/ (may vary by language, dialect, context, etc.)

Letter[edit]

(va)

  1. The fourth semivowel of the Devanagari script, but traditionally classified (and collated) as a consonant. Linguistically it is considered a labio-dental approximant.

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Ligatures:


Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic وَ (wa, and), via Persian و (va).

Conjunction[edit]

(va) (Urdu spelling و)

  1. (literary) and
    Synonyms: और (aur), तथा (tathā)

Usage notes[edit]

The usage is the same as in Arabic:

किताबेंपार्सलकाग़ज़
kitābẽ va pārsal va kāġaz
books, parcels, and papers

Etymology 2[edit]

Letter[edit]

(va)

  1. The twenty-ninth consonant in Hindi.

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Marathi[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

(va)

  1. and

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