Last modified on 3 October 2014, at 17:36
LetterW.svg
Unicode name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER W
Unicode block Basic Latin
Codepoint U+0057
V ← Basic Latin → X

TranslingualEdit

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LetterEdit

W upper case (lower case w)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.

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SymbolEdit

W

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for tungsten.
  2. (metrology) Symbol for watt.
  3. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for tryptophan
  4. (physics) work

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Other representations of W:


EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AbbreviationEdit

W

  1. Wednesday
  2. (sports) The statistic for the number of wins by a team or player limited by some criteria (e.g. this season, at home, on turf)
  3. (cricket) wickets
  4. (neologism) Nickname for George W. Bush
  5. (baseball) Wins; number of games won by a particular pitcher.

Derived termsEdit

  • (sports): OTW

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W (upper case, lower case w)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, called double U and written in the Latin script.

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American Sign LanguageEdit

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W (Stokoe W)

  1. The letter W

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɔbəlveː/, [ˈd̥ʌb̥əlˌveːˀ]

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W (lowercase w)

  1. the twenty-third letter of the Danish alphabet

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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W (capital, lowercase w)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Dutch alphabet.

AbbreviationEdit

W

  1. Abbreviation of west; west

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  • Previous letter: V
  • Next letter: X

EsperantoEdit

AbbreviationEdit

W

  1. Abbreviation of uesto (west).

FinnishEdit

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W (upper case, lower case w)

  1. The letter of the Finnish alphabet, called kaksoisvee and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  • In the Finnish alphabet, W is a variant of V.
  • Used only in loanwords and proper names with old spelling (compare Wirtanen).

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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W (upper case, lower case w)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the German alphabet.

AbbreviationEdit

W

  1. Abbreviation of West; west

German Sign LanguageEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to the French Sign Language sign for "W".

ProductionEdit

This one-handed GSL sign is produced as follows:

  • Posture the dominant hand in the “W” shape.

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W

  1. the letter W

ItalianEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (name of letter) IPA(key): /vudˈdoppjo/, /ˈdoppjovu/
  • (name of letter, for brevity in common acronyms) IPA(key): /vu/
  • Homophones: V, vu
  • (phonetic realization) IPA(key): [v], [w] (varies depending on the source language of the loanword)

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W m, f (invariable, lower case w)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Latin alphabet, called doppio vu or vu doppio in Italian.

Usage notesEdit

  • The letter W is not considered part of the Italian alphabet. It is found mainly in loanwords.

SymbolEdit

W

  1. viva, evviva (up with)

AntonymsEdit

  • M (down with)

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JapaneseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

W (katakana ダブル, romaji daburu)

  1. double
    Wプレゼント!

MalayEdit

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ms

PronunciationEdit

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [dabliu], [dabəliu], [dabəlju], [dablju]
  • (Phoneme) IPA(key): [w]

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W

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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SomaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /w/, /u̯/, /ʉ̯/
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /wæʉ̯/

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W upper case (lower case w)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Somali alphabet, called waw and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

  1. The twentieth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by N and followed by H.

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SpanishEdit

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W (upper case, lower case w)

  1. The 24th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

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