From Hebrew שׁוּרוּק m (shurúk).
shuruk (plural shuruks)
- The combination of the Hebrew letter ו (“vav”) with a dagesh which represents the vowel /u/.
- 1996, Macy Nulman, The Encyclopedia of Jewish Prayer, page 192:
- Sephardim and the Lubavitch rite vocalize the second word of the refrain with a shuruk and thus it reads vehu.