هيه و وأ


Alphabetical letter و

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.

word: و(signification - A2)

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 ـُ, see نَظَرَ; و used لِلتَّذَكُّرِ, see الف التَّعَايِى in art. ا, and see الف الإِسْتِنْكَارِ; و in the sense of ب, see a verse in art. عَسِيلَ.

word: و(signification - A3)

As a numeral it denotes Six.


Supplement:


وَ

وَ: you say, سَارَ زَيْدٌ وَعْمْرٌو, using و as a conjunction; rather than وَعَمْرًا: and سِرْتُ وَزَيْدًا, using و as [a prep.] denoting concomitance; rather than وَزَيْدٌ. (I’Aḳ, p. 161.)

word: وَ(signification - A2)

مَا أُمِّى وَأُمُّهُ; and مَا أَنَا وَطَلَبُ الوَحْشِ: see أُمٌّ: and see another ex. in a verse cited voce حَلِمَ. In the Ḳur, ii. 121 some read وَإِسْمٰعِيلُ; and others وإِسْمٰعِيلَ. In مَا لَكَ وَزَيْدًا, the و denotes concomitance; What hast thou in common, or to do, with Zeyd? or it is for مَا لَكَ وَِلزَيٍْد.

word: وَ(signification - A3)

وَ in وهُوَ لَكَ: see حَمْدٌ.

word: وَ(signification - A4)

الوَاوُ لِمُطْلَقِ الجَمْعِ [The و denoting unrestricted conjunction, not necessarily implying simultaneousness nor relative order]. (I’Aḳ, p. 254.)


وَا

wa(signification - A2)

وَا زَيْدَاهَ Alas, Zeyd!

wa(signification - A3)

وَا دَفْرَاهْ, and وَانِتْنَاهْ, Alas, stench! meaning Alas, what an abominable thing! See دَفْرٌ; and أَبٌ.