The letter “w” is subject to a wide range of variations through the addition of diacritics, capitalization, punctuation, and use in different scripts. These include:
Capitalization and punctuation
Other representations of W:
- Ւ - majuscule
- ւ - minuscule
- Ƿ (wynn, majuscule, representing the sound /w/)
- ƿ (wynn, minuscule, representing the sound /w/)
- Ԝ - Majuscule
- ԝ - Minuscule
- Ў - Majuscule
- ў - Minuscule
- Ϝ – majuscule
- ϝ – minuscule
Two vovs together װ is the usual way to transliterate W in Israel, though Yemenite Jews pronounce the regular vov ו the same as W.
- ｗ (Japanese internet slang for a laugh, smile)
- ₩ (symbol for the won, the national currency of South Korea)
Combinations with numbers
- ש, the Hebrew letter shin looks similar, but represents the "sh" sound.
- ω, the Greek lowercase omega looks similar, but represents the letter "o".
- Ш, the Cyrillic letter looks similar, but represents the '"sh" sound.
- Щ, the Cyrillic letter looks similar, but represents the "щ" sound.