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Cursive script 'w' and capital 'W' in the U.S. D'Nealian script style

W (named double-u,[1] plural double-ues[2][3]) is the 23rd letter in the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

In ither Germanic leids, includin German, its name is seemilar tae that o Inglis V.[4] In mony leids, its name leeterally means "double v": Spainyie doble ve (tho it can be spelt uve doble),[5][note 1] French double vé, Icelandic tvöfalt vaff, Czech dvojité vé, Finnish kaksois-vee, etc.

Computin codesEedit

Character W w
Unicode name LATIN CAIPITAL LETTER W     LATIN SMAA LETTER W
Encodins decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 87 U+0057 119 U+0077
UTF-8 87 57 119 77
Numeric chairacter reference W W w w
EBCDIC faimily 230 E6 166 A6
ASCII 1 87 57 119 77
1 An aa for encodins based on ASCII, includin the DOS, Windows, ISO-8859 an Macintosh faimilies o encodins.

Ither representationsEedit

NotesEedit

  1. In American Spanish, it is doble ve, similar regional variations exist in other Spanish-speaking countries

ReferencesEedit

  1. Pronounced /ˈdʌbəljuː/, /ˈdʌbəjuː/, /ˈdʌbəjə/, or /ˈdʌbjə/
  2. "W", Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition (1989); Merriam-Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (1993)
  3. 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.
  4. W: German on Wiktionary
  5. "Real Academia Española elimina la Ch y ll del alfabeto". Taringa!. November 5, 2010. Retrieved 2011-11-04. 

Freemit airtinsEedit

  •   The dictionar defineetion o W at Wiktionary
  •   The dictionar defineetion o w at Wiktionary


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Letter W with diacritics
Ẃẃ Ẁẁ Ŵŵ Ẅẅ Ẇẇ Ẉẉ W̊ẘ Ⱳⱳ
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