(obsolete) A wave (of water).
Alternative spelling of vav.
Other Word Forms of Waw
Origin of Waw
From Middle English wawe, waȝe, from Old English wÇ£g (“motion, water, wave, billow, flood, sea"), from Proto-Germanic *wÄ“gaz (“wave, storm"), from Proto-Indo-European *weǵhe- (“to drag, carry"). Cognate with North Frisian weage (“water, wave"), German Wag, Woge (“wave"), French vague (“wave"), Swedish vÃ¥g (“wave").
From Middle English wawen, waȝien, from Old English wagian (“to move, shake, swing, totter"), from Proto-Germanic *wagōnÄ… (“to move"), from Proto-Indo-European *weǵhe- (“to drag, carry"). Cognate with German wagen (“to venture, dare, risk"), Swedish vÃ¥ga (“to dare").
Letter of the Arabic alphabet: Ùˆ
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