U+1E85, ẅ
LATIN SMALL LETTER W WITH DIAERESIS
Composition:w [U+0077] + ◌̈ [U+0308]

[U+1E84]
Latin Extended Additional
[U+1E86]

Translingual edit

Symbol edit

  1. (NAPA, French phonetics) a labialized palatal approximant (IPA [ɥ]). (Consonantal ü.)

Welsh edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ˈuː/, /ˌʊ/

Letter edit

(upper case )

  1. The letter W, marked for its syllabic vocalic pronunciation distinct from adjacent vowels.

Usage notes edit

  • In practice, the function performed by this letter is usually undertaken by the letter ŵ instead, e.g. dŵad, sŵau rather than expected *dẅad, *sẅau, which is not the case with other diaeresis-marked vowels.