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English Word:

w


Letter:


⇨Definition

W, the twenty-third letter of the English alphabet, is usually a consonant, but sometimes it is a vowel, forming the second element of certain diphthongs, as in few, how. It takes its written form and its name from the repetition of a V, this being the original form of the Roman capital letter which we call U. Etymologically it is most related to v and u. See V, and U. Some of the uneducated classes in England, especially in London, confuse w and v, substituting the one for the other, as weal for veal, and veal for weal; wine for vine, and vine for wine, etc. See Guide to Pronunciation, §§ 266-268.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From Proto-Slavic *vъ(n), from Proto-Indo-European *én


Noun:

w m, f (invariable) See under W


Verb:

w (colloquial, South Wales) first-person singular present of bod (in affirmative or negative statements) W i yn y car. — I’m in the car. W i ddim yn hapus. — I’m not happy.


Interjection:

w (Internet, slang) LOL; an expression of amusement or laughter.


Abbreviation:

W watt west (cricket) wide white witness work


Symbol:

(IPA) voiced labial-velar approximant


Preposition:

w (with locative) in


Letter:

w lower case (upper case W) The twenty-third letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet. The first letter of callsigns allocated to American broadcast television and radio stations east of the Mississippi river.


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Similar Words:

Other words similar to w can be found below:

1.w
2.WA
3.wa'n't
4.waag
5.waahoo
6.Waal
7.wabbit
8.wabble
9.wabbly
10.wabs
11.WAC
12.WACC
13.Wachowich
14.wack
15.wack out
16.wackadoo
17.wacke
18.wacken
19.wackily
20.wackiness
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