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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]

TranslingualEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

LetterEdit

(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:


HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

ConjunctionEdit

(va) (Urdu spelling و‎)

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

Usage notesEdit

The usage is the same as in Arabic:

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

Etymology 2Edit

LetterEdit

(va)

  1. The twenty-ninth consonant in Hindi.

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MarathiEdit

ConjunctionEdit

(va)

  1. and

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