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1 : A carnivorous quadruped (Proteles Lalandii), of South Africa, resembling the fox and hyena. See Proteles.

2 : Astonished; abashed.

3 : See Abb.

4 : To acknowledge; to confess.

5 : To recognize.

6 : To own as genuine; to assent to, as a legal instrument, to give it validity; to avow or admit in legal form; as, to acknowledgea deed.

7 : To own with gratitude or as a benefit or an obligation; as, to acknowledge a favor, the receipt of a letter.

8 : To own or recognize in a particular character or relationship; to admit the claims or authority of; to give recognition to.

9 : To of or admit the knowledge of; to recognize as a fact or truth; to declare one's belief in; as, to acknowledge the being of a God.

10 : of Acknowledge

11 : Confessedly.

12 : One who acknowledges.

13 : of Acknowledge

14 : A declaration or avowal of one's own act, to give it legal validity; as, the acknowledgment of a deed before a proper officer. Also, the certificate of the officer attesting such declaration.

15 : Something given or done in return for a favor, message, etc.

16 : The owning of a benefit received; courteous recognition; expression of thanks.

17 : The act of owning or recognized in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.

18 : The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.

19 : To awaken; to arouse.

20 : To subdue; to daunt.

21 : The common bistort or snakeweed (Polygonum bistorta).

22 : Down.

23 : From a higher to a lower situation; downward; down, to or on the ground.

24 : One who has an advowson.

25 : The right of presenting to a vacant benefice or living in the church. [Originally, the relation of a patron (advocatus) or protector of a benefice, and thus privileged to nominate or present to it.]

26 : Adultery.

27 : Award.

28 : Flowing.

29 : A glow of refulgence in the western sky after sunset.

30 : A second growth or crop, or (metaphorically) development.

31 : At a later or succeeding time.

32 : Alt. of Afterward

33 : Wise after the event; wise or knowing, when it is too late.

34 : Wisdom or perception that comes after it can be of use.

35 : Characterized by after-wit; slow-witted.

36 : Toward the stern.

37 : Back again.

38 : In a glow; glowing; as, cheeks aglow; the landscape all aglow.

39 : Drawn in air; imaginary.

40 : Alt. of Airwards

41 : Toward the air; upward.

42 : Earlier form of Acknow.

43 : Halloo.

44 : A woman who keeps an alehouse.

45 : A North American fish (Clupea vernalis) of the Herring family. It is called also ellwife, ellwhop, branch herring. The name is locally applied to other related species.

46 : of Alewife

47 : of Alewife

48 : An alley.

49 : Alt. of Allhallows

50 : The evening before Allhallows. See Halloween.

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1 : Aard-wolf

n.

A carnivorous quadruped (Proteles Lalandii), of South Africa, resembling the fox and hyena. See Proteles.

2 : Abawed

p. p.

Astonished; abashed.

3 : Abb wool

See Abb.

4 : Acknow

v. t.

To acknowledge; to confess.

5 : Acknow

v. t.

To recognize.

6 : Acknowledge

v. t.

To own as genuine; to assent to, as a legal instrument, to give it validity; to avow or admit in legal form; as, to acknowledgea deed.

7 : Acknowledge

v. t.

To own with gratitude or as a benefit or an obligation; as, to acknowledge a favor, the receipt of a letter.

8 : Acknowledge

v. t.

To own or recognize in a particular character or relationship; to admit the claims or authority of; to give recognition to.

9 : Acknowledge

v. t.

To of or admit the knowledge of; to recognize as a fact or truth; to declare one's belief in; as, to acknowledge the being of a God.

10 : Acknowledged

imp. & p. p.

of Acknowledge

11 : Acknowledgedly

adv.

Confessedly.

12 : Acknowledger

n.

One who acknowledges.

13 : Acknowledging

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Acknowledge

14 : Acknowledgment

n.

A declaration or avowal of one's own act, to give it legal validity; as, the acknowledgment of a deed before a proper officer. Also, the certificate of the officer attesting such declaration.

15 : Acknowledgment

n.

Something given or done in return for a favor, message, etc.

16 : Acknowledgment

n.

The owning of a benefit received; courteous recognition; expression of thanks.

17 : Acknowledgment

n.

The act of owning or recognized in a particular character or relationship; recognition as regards the existence, authority, truth, or genuineness.

18 : Acknowledgment

n.

The act of acknowledging; admission; avowal; owning; confession.

19 : Adaw

v. t. & i.

To awaken; to arouse.

20 : Adaw

v. t.

To subdue; to daunt.

21 : Adderwort

n.

The common bistort or snakeweed (Polygonum bistorta).

22 : Adown

prep.

Down.

23 : Adown

adv.

From a higher to a lower situation; downward; down, to or on the ground.

24 : Advowee

n.

One who has an advowson.

25 : Advowson

n.

The right of presenting to a vacant benefice or living in the church. [Originally, the relation of a patron (advocatus) or protector of a benefice, and thus privileged to nominate or present to it.]

26 : Advowtry

n.

Adultery.

27 : Adward

n.

Award.

28 : Aflow

adv. & a.

Flowing.

29 : After-glow

n.

A glow of refulgence in the western sky after sunset.

30 : Aftergrowth

n.

A second growth or crop, or (metaphorically) development.

31 : Afterward

adv.

At a later or succeeding time.

32 : Afterwards

adv.

Alt. of Afterward

33 : Afterwise

a.

Wise after the event; wise or knowing, when it is too late.

34 : After-wit

n.

Wisdom or perception that comes after it can be of use.

35 : After-witted

a.

Characterized by after-wit; slow-witted.

36 : Aftward

adv.

Toward the stern.

37 : Againward

adv.

Back again.

38 : Aglow

adv. & a.

In a glow; glowing; as, cheeks aglow; the landscape all aglow.

39 : Air-drawn

a.

Drawn in air; imaginary.

40 : Airward

adv.

Alt. of Airwards

41 : Airwards

adv.

Toward the air; upward.

42 : Aknow

Earlier form of Acknow.

43 : Alew

n.

Halloo.

44 : Alewife

n.

A woman who keeps an alehouse.

45 : Alewife

n.

A North American fish (Clupea vernalis) of the Herring family. It is called also ellwife, ellwhop, branch herring. The name is locally applied to other related species.

46 : Alewives

pl.

of Alewife

47 : Alewives

pl.

of Alewife

48 : Alleyway

n.

An alley.

49 : Allhallow

n.

Alt. of Allhallows

50 : Allhallow eve

The evening before Allhallows. See Halloween.

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From Wikipedia

Writing D'Nealian cursive forms of W as used in the USA

W (named double-u,[note 1] plural double-ues)[1][2] is the 23rd letter of the modern English and ISO basic Latin alphabets.
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  1. ^ "W", Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition (1989); Merriam-Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (1993)
  2. ^ Brown & Kiddle (1870) The institutes of grammar, p. 19.
    Double-ues is the plural of the name of the letter; the plural of the letter itself is written W's, Ws, w's, or ws.

From Wiktionary

Letter w.svg
wU+0077, &#119;
LATIN SMALL LETTER W
v
[U+0076]
Basic Latinx
[U+0078]
U+FF57, &#65367;
FULLWIDTH LATIN SMALL LETTER W

[U+FF56]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FF58]
See also: W, w/, ա, , and Appendix:Variations of "w"

Contents

  • 1 Translingual
    • 1.1 Alternative forms
    • 1.2 Letter
    • 1.3 Pronunciation
    • 1.4 Symbol
    • 1.5 Gallery
    • 1.6 See also
  • 2 English
    • 2.1 Pronunciation
    • 2.2 Letter
      • 2.2.1 See also
    • 2.3 Noun
    • 2.4 Adjective
  • 3 Danish
    • 3.1 Pronunciation
    • 3.2 Letter
      • 3.2.1 See also
  • 4 Dutch
    • 4.1 Pronunciation
    • 4.2 Letter
    • 4.3 See also
  • 5 French
    • 5.1 Pronunciation
    • 5.2 Letter
  • 6 Fula
    • 6.1 Pronunciation
    • 6.2 Letter
      • 6.2.1 Usage notes
      • 6.2.2 See also
  • 7 Haitian Creole
    • 7.1 Pronoun
  • 8 Ido
    • 8.1 Pronunciation
    • 8.2 Letter
      • 8.2.1 See also
  • 9 Italian
    • 9.1 Noun
  • 10 Japanese
    • 10.1 Etymology 1
      • 10.1.1 Interjection
      • 10.1.2 Usage notes
      • 10.1.3 See also
    • 10.2 Etymology 2
      • 10.2.1 Symbol
  • 11 Lower Sorbian
    • 11.1 Etymology
    • 11.2 Alternative forms
    • 11.3 Pronunciation
    • 11.4 Preposition
  • 12 Malay
    • 12.1 Letter
      • 12.1.1 See also
  • 13 Norwegian
    • 13.1 Pronunciation
    • 13.2 Letter
      • 13.2.1 Usage notes
  • 14 Polish
    • 14.1 Etymology
    • 14.2 Pronunciation
    • 14.3 Preposition
      • 14.3.1 Usage notes
  • 15 Portuguese
    • 15.1 Pronunciation
    • 15.2 Letter
      • 15.2.1 See also
  • 16 Spanish
    • 16.1 Pronunciation
    • 16.2 Letter
  • 17 Swedish
    • 17.1 Pronunciation
    • 17.2 Letter
      • 17.2.1 Usage notes
  • 18 Turkmen
    • 18.1 Pronunciation
    • 18.2 Letter
    • 18.3 See also
  • 19 Welsh
    • 19.1 Alternative forms
    • 19.2 Pronunciation
    • 19.3 Verb
      • 19.3.1 Related terms
  • 20 Zulu
    • 20.1 Letter
      • 20.1.1 See also

Translingual[edit]

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w
Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

  • vv (obsolete)

Letter[edit]

w (upper case W)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
  2. The first letter of callsigns allocated to American broadcast television and radio stations east of the Mississippi river.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Symbol[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Voiced labio-velar approximant
Wikipedia

w

  1. (IPA) voiced labial-velar approximant

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (Latin script):  Aa  Bb  Cc  Dd  Ee  Ff  Gg  Hh  Ii  Jj  Kk  Ll  Mm  Nn  Oo  Pp  Qq  Rr  Sſs  Tt  Uu  Vv  Ww  Xx  Yy  Zz
  • (Variations of letter W):  Ẃẃ  Ẁẁ  Ŵŵ  Ẅẅ  Ẇẇ  Ẉẉ  W̊ẘ  Ⱳⱳ  ᴡ  Ww
  • (Letter combinations):  Ꜳꜳ  Ææ  ᴁᴭ  Ǽǽ  Ǣǣ  Ꜵꜵ  Åå  Ꜷꜷ  Ꜹꜹ  Ꜻꜻ  Ꜽꜽ  ct  ȸ  DZDzdz  DŽDždž  ᴂᵆ  ᴔ  &  ff  fi  ffi  fl  ffl  ℔  IJij  LJLjlj  Ỻỻ  Ŋŋ  NJNjnj  Œœ  ɶ  Ꝏꝏ  Ȣȣᴕ  ȹ  ẞß  ſtst  ᵫ  Ůů  Ww  Ꝡꝡ
  • Turned: ʍ
  • Ƿ
  • ʬ

Other representations of W:

  • NATO phonetic: Whiskey
  • Morse code: ·––
  • Braille: ⠺
  • ASL Manual: W
  • Signal flag: ICS Whiskey.svg
  • Semaphore: Semaphore Whiskey.svg

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʌbl̩.juː/, /ˈdʌb.juː/, /ˈdʌb.jə/, /ˈdʌb/, /ˈdʌbz/
(file)
  • IPA(key): /w/
  • Rhymes: -ʌbjə, -ʌb
  • Rhymes: -ʌbəlju

Letter[edit]

w (lower case, upper case W, plural w's)

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

See also[edit]

  • (Latin-script letters) letter; A a, B b, C c, D d, E e, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u, V v, W w, X x, Y y, Z z

Noun[edit]

w

  1. watt
  2. west
  3. witness
  4. work

Adjective[edit]

w

  1. (cricket) wide
  2. white

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Letter[edit]

w (uppercase W)

  1. the twenty-third letter of the Danish alphabet

See also[edit]

  • (Latin-script letters) bogstav; A a (Á á), B b, C c, D d, E e (É é), F f, G g, H h, I i (Í í), J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o (Ó ó), P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u (Ú ú), V v, W w, X x, Y y (Ý ý), Z z, Æ æ (Ǽ ǽ), Ø ø (Ǿ ǿ), Å å (Ǻ ǻ)



Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eː
  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ʋeː/

Letter[edit]

w (lower case, upper case W)

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

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: v
  • Next letter: x

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /du.blə.ve/

Letter[edit]

w (uppercase W)

  1. w

Fula[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /w/

Letter[edit]

w (lower case, upper case W)

  1. A letter of the Fula alphabet, written in the Latin script.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Common to all varieties of Fula (Fulfulde / Pulaar / Pular).

See also[edit]

  • (Latin-script letters) karfeeje; ', A a, B b, Mb mb, Ɓ ɓ, C c, D d, Nd nd, Ɗ ɗ, E e, F f, G g, Ng ng, Ɠ ɠ, H h, I i, J j, Nj nj, K k, L l, M m, N n, Ŋ ŋ, Ñ ñ, Ɲ ɲ, O o, P p, R r, S s, T t, U u, W w, Y y, Ƴ ƴ

Haitian Creole[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

w

  1. Contraction of ou.

Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /w/

Letter[edit]

w (upper case W)

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

See also[edit]

  • (Latin-script letters) litero; A a, B b, C c, D d, E e, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u, V v, W w, X x, Y y, Z z

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

w m, f (invariable)

  1. See under W

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short for 笑う (warau, to laugh).

Interjection[edit]

w

  1. (Internet slang) LOL; an expression of amusement or laughter.
    このバカwwwwwww
    kono baka wwwwwww
    Look at this idiot (lol)!

Usage notes[edit]

w is most often found used multiple times in a row as in the example above.

See also[edit]

  • テラワロス (てらわろす, ​terawarosu)
  • (笑) (かっこわら, ​kakko wara)
  • ワロス (​warosu)
  • ワロタ (​warota)
  • (​kusa)

Etymology 2[edit]

Near homophone of ダブル (daburu, double).

Symbol[edit]

w (katakana ダブリュー, rōmaji daburyū)

  1. Symbol for ダブル (daburu, double-u)

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vъ(n), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁én

Alternative forms[edit]

  • we (especially before labial consonants and consonant clusters)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /w/ (before vowels)
  • (silent before consonants)

Preposition[edit]

w (with locative)

  1. in

Malay[edit]

Letter[edit]

w (lower case, upper case W)

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

See also[edit]

  • (Latin-script letters) A a, B b, C c, D d, E e, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u, V v, W w, X x, Y y, Z z

Norwegian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ˈdɔbəlt.ˌʋeː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ʋ/, /v/

Letter[edit]

w

  1. The 23rd letter of the Norwegian alphabet.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Only appears in loanwords from e.g. German.

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /f/
  • (file)

Preposition[edit]

w

  1. (+ locative) in
  2. (+ accusative) into, in
  3. (+ accusative) on (time/date)

Usage notes[edit]

Some combinations of sounds, mostly consonant clusters at the beginning of the following noun, require that this preposition is used in longer form we. Examples:

  • we włosach (in the hair)
  • we Wrocławiu (in Wrocław)

But:

  • w Warszawie (in Warsaw)

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Letter[edit]

w (lower case, upper case W)

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

See also[edit]

  • (Latin-script letters) letra; A a (Á á, À à,  â, àã), B b, C c (Ç ç), D d, E e (É é, Ê ê), F f, G g, H h, I i (Í í), J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o (Ó ó, Ô ô, Õ õ), P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u (Ú ú), V v, W w, X x, Y y, Z z

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /w/, /ɡu/, /β/
  • (letter name) IPA(key): /ˈuβe ˈdoβle/, /ˈdoβle be/
    • (file)

Letter[edit]

w (lower case, upper case W)

  1. The 24th letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter name
  • IPA(key): /ˈdɵbɛlveː/
Phoneme
  • IPA(key): /v/

Letter[edit]

w (lower case, upper case W)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Swedish alphabet, called dubbel-ve and written in the Latin script. Previously treated as a variant of the letter v and not as its own independent letter.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In blackletter typography, w was commonly used instead of v. When printers (gradually during the 19th century) changed to Latin typography, spelling changed from w to v, except in some family names. However, this change does not count as a spelling reform.
  • In many abbreviations, Swedes say v (ve, as in German) instead of w (dubbel ve), e.g. BMW (be emm ve), VW (ve ve), WC (ve se), WHO (ve hå o), WWW (ve ve ve).

Turkmen[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /β/

Letter[edit]

w (upper case W)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Turkmen alphabet, called we and written in the Latin script.

See also[edit]

  • (Latin-script letters) harp; A a, B b, Ç ç, D d, E e, Ä ä, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, Ž ž, K k, L l, M m, N n, Ň ň, O o, Ö ö, P p, R r, S s, Ş ş, T t, U u, Ü ü, W w, Y y, Ý ý, Z z

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (in negative statements; also in affirmative statements in North Wales): dw
  • (in affirmative statements): rw

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [u]

Verb[edit]

w

  1. (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.

Related terms[edit]

  • ydw (interrogative)

Zulu[edit]

Letter[edit]

w (lower case, upper case W)

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

See also[edit]

  • (Latin-script letters) A a, B b, C c, D d, E e, F f, G g, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, M m, N n, O o, P p, Q q, R r, S s, T t, U u, V v, W w, X x, Y y, Z z