The و does not always mean "and". The waw of accompaniment (واو الحال). Such constructions are tricky as we need different words in English.
The question of the wasp or hornet - Masʾala(t) al-Zunbur (مَسْأَلة الزُّنْبُور) - caused Sibawayhi, the most famous Arabic grammarian, to die of anger.
Before the Aleph or on top of it - the position of the Tanween fatha has long been debated. Egyptians and Syrians have different approaches