Vav 'o'

Cholam Chaser, the Flying O!

The Orange Strikes Again! The lovely thing about our picture from the last vowel is that it works for another vowel that has the same "o" sound. You just get rid of the altogether and toss your orange over another Hebrew letter, such as for example an Aleph...

Cholam: O's for everyone!

Of course, you can put that dot over other Hebrew letters too, and make them say "OH!" How about some examples?

Try to read the following words!

(gogo) - Nonsense in Hebrew, although in English it means a kind of dancer.

(dov) - Means bear.

(oh) - Means or.

Now, in the English alphabet we end with Z, but in the Hebrew alephbet that sound is right in Zee middle...