alphabetical letter و ذ The twenty-seventh letter of the alphabet; called وَاوٌ: it is one of the class termed شَفَهِيَّة [or labials], and is a letter of augmentation. ― -b2- For the uses of و as a particle see Supplement; for و in the sense of بل see a verse in art. قَصَدَ; و giving fulness of sound to 1َ2ُ3َ , see نَظَرَ; و used لِلتَّذَكُّرِ, see الف التَّعَايِى in art. ا, and see الف الإِِسْتِنْكَارِ; و in the sense of ب, see a verse in art. عَسِيلَ. ― -b3- As a numeral it denotes Six.
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