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Etymology 1[edit]


V. (plural Vv.)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of v.

Etymology 2[edit]

From V (Roman numeral representing five) + . (ordinal-numeral indicator).



  1. fifth
    • 1851, Edward Foss, The Judges of England; With Sketches of Their Lives, and Miscellaneous Notices Connected with the Courts at Westminster, from the Time of the Conquest, volume IV (in English), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans:
      VOL. IV. / containing the reigns of / RICHARD II., HENRY IV., HENRY V., HENRY VI., EDWARD IV., EDWARD V., AND RICHARD III. / 1377—1485.
    • 1858, Josef Čejka, transl., Král Jindřich V. (in Czech), translation of The Life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare, page 110:
      Str. 90. 52) Princ Walesský sám napotom co Jindřich V. v bitvě u Acincourtu prokázal takové přátelství svému bratru Gloucestru.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
    • 1898, The World Almanac & Book of Facts (in English), page 368:
      (b) Son of King George V., of Hanover.

See also[edit]




  1. Alternative form of V