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Main sound category: Approximants
Sound category: voiced velar approximant
IPA symbol: w
IPA description: voiced labiovelar approximant
UPSID symbol: w
UPSID description: voiced labial-velar approximant
Occurs in 336 languages
That is in 70.89% of all languages
Occurs in: !Xu Abipon Achumawi Acoma Aghem Ainu Aizi Akawaio Alabama Alamblak Alawa Aleut Alladian Amahuaca Amele Amharic Amo Amuesha Amuzgo Andamanese Angaatiha Angas Ao Arabela Arabic Archi Arrernte Asmat Atayal Auca Avar Awiya Axluxlay Azande Baining Bakairi Bambara Bandjalang Barasano Bardi Bariba Bashkir Batak Beja Bella coola Berta Bete Birom Bisa Bobo-fing Bororo Breton Bribri Bruu Burarra Burmese Burushaski Cacua Caddo Camsa Carib Catalan (Central) Cayapa Cayuvava Cham Chamorro Changzhou Chatino Cherokee Chuave Chukchi Chuvash Cofan Cuna Dadibi Dagbani Dagur Dahalo Daju Dakota Dan Dangaleat Dani Dera Diegueno Dinka Diola Diyari Dizi Doayo Dogon Dyirbal Efik Ejagham Ekari English English_American Ewondo Eyak Farsi Fasu Fe?fe? French Fur Ga Garawa Gbeya Gelao Guajiro Gugu-yalanji Gwari Hadza Haida Hakka Hamer Hausa Hawaiian Highland chinantec Hixkaryana Hmong Hopi Huave Hungarian Hupa Iai Iban Igbo Ik Iranxe Iraqw Irarutu Irish Island carib Italian Itonama Ivatan Iwam Jacaltec Japanese Jaqaru Javanese Jebero Jingpho Jivaro Jomang K'ekchi Kabardian Kadugli Kaingang Kala lagaw ya Kalkatungu Kam Kanakuru Kanuri Karen Kashmiri Kawaiisu Kefa Kera Kewa Khanty Kharia Khasi Khmu? Klamath Klao Kohumono Kolokuma ijo Koma Konkani Konyagi Korean Kotoko Kpan Kullo Kunama Kurdish Kurukh Kwaio Kwakw'ala Kwoma Lahu Lak Lakkia Lame Lelemi Lenakel Lua Lugbara Luiseno Lungchow Luo Lushootseed Maasai Maba Maidu Malagasy Malakmalak Mambila Mandarin Mapudungu Margi Mazahua Mba-ne Mbabaram Mbum Mien Moghol Mor Moro Movima Moxo Mumuye Mundari Murinhpatha Mursi Nambakaengo Navajo Ndut Nera Nez perce Ngarinjin Ngiyambaa Ngizim Nicobarese Nivkh Noni Nunggubuyu Nyah kur Nyangi Nyimang Ogbia Paez Panare Papago Pashto Paya Picuris Pohnpeian Polish Pomo Qawasqar Quechua Quileute Resigaro Romanian Rukai Sa'ban Sama Sandawe Sango Sebei Sedang Selepet Selkup Senadi Seneca Sentani Shasta Shilha Shiriana Shuswap Sierra miwok Siona Siriono Socotri Somali Songhai Southern kiwai Southern nambiquara Sre Suena Sui Tabi Tacana Tagalog Taishan Tama Tamang Tamasheq Tampulma Tarascan Tarok Tehuelche Teke Temein Temne Tera Tetun Thai Ticuna Tigre Tiruray Tiwi Tlapanec Tlingit Tol Tonkawa Totonac Trumai Tseshaht Tsimshian Tunica Tzeltal Upper chehalis Usan Vietnamese Wahgi Wapishana Waray Waris Western desert Wichita Wik-munkan Wintu Wiyot Wolof Yagua Yana Yanyuwa Yaqui Yareba Yawa Yay Yessan-mayo Yidiny Yolngu Yoruba Yucatec Yuchi Yucuna Yukaghir Yulu Zoque Zulu Zuni