W

Spanish Consonant

The letter W is only found in words borrowed from other languages, and its pronunciation is not standardized. Below are the most common Spanish words with W and their pronunciation.

Por ejemplo

Spanish   W pronounced like..   English
wat   Spanish B or English W   watt
wáter   Spanish B   water closet, lavatory
wedge   English W   pitching wedge (golf)
weekend   English W   weekend
wélter   Spanish B   welterwight
whiskey   English W or GW   whiskey
windsurf     English W   windsurfing

Please note that this explanation is only a guideline for the Spanish that I know, which is Castilian Spanish. There are many regional variations in Spanish pronunciation.

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