Regarding the letter W

by Astral Spirit
(London, UK)

You said regarding the letter W that it has it's origins in the Germanic language, but I just wanted to correct you & inform you at the same time, it actually has it's origins in Arabic. They would use a little 'wiggle' like a small 'w' above a vowel to indicate it to be sounded as a 'double'. This little 'wiggle' was two 'u's together, hence the name double u.

In German & another European language, I can't think which of hand, use two dots, called an umlaut (funnily enough spelt with a 'u') which is still this 'double u' but is only shown as the beginning point & end point of making a 'double u'. :)

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