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Post updated October 3rd, 2023 :
– Add a printable pdf file of the word list.
– Addition of 5 new words beginning with W.
– New table format for the list.
– Definitions added.
French vocabulary with the letter W is quite limited (like French words starting with Y), as it is not a common letter in the French language.
Most of the words that start with W are borrowed from other languages, like English or German.
But if you are a Scrabble or crosswords amateur, here are French words that start with W.
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French word that start with W
So there is my list of 23 French words beginning with W with their :
- English translation
- Family : french noun, french adjective, french preposition, french verb…
- Gender : feminine or masculine
- Number of letters (for fans of crosswords or Scrabble)
|French Word||English Translation||Family & Gender||Meaning|
|Wagon||Wagon||Common Masculine Noun||A vehicle with four wheels used for carrying goods.|
|wagonnet||wagon||Common Masculine Noun||A small wagon or cart.|
|Wagnerien||Wagnerian||Common Masculine Noun||Relating to the works of composer Richard Wagner.|
|wapiti||wapiti||Common Masculine Noun||A species of deer native to North America.|
|Wasp||Wasp||Common Masculine Noun||A flying insect that can sting.|
|watt||watt||Common Masculine Noun||A unit of electrical power.|
|watusi||watusi||Common Masculine Noun||An African dance or a breed of cattle.|
|web||web||Common Masculine Noun||The interconnected system of internet resources.|
|webmestre||webmaster||Common Masculine Noun||The person responsible for maintaining a website.|
|webcam||webcam||Common Feminine Noun||A camera that produces a video stream for the internet.|
|wech||wech||Adverb||French slang, used to ask “what?” or “what is it?”.|
|week-end||week-end||Common Masculine Noun||The end of the week, specifically Saturday and Sunday.|
|western||western||Common Masculine Noun||A genre of films, novels, and TV shows about the American West.|
|whisky||whiskey||Common Masculine Noun||A distilled alcoholic beverage made from grain or malt.|
|wifi||WI FI||Common Masculine Noun||A technology for wireless local area networking.|
|winch||winch||Common Masculine Noun||A mechanical device used to pull in or let out a rope or cable.|
|wok||wok||Common Masculine Noun||A versatile round-bottomed cooking pan.|
|wolframite||wolframite||Common Feminine Noun||A mineral and important ore of tungsten.|
|wombat||wombat||Common Masculine Noun||A herbivorous, nocturnal marsupial native to Australia.|
|Won||won||Common Masculine Noun||The currency of South Korea.|
|wurm||wurm||Common Masculine Noun||A term used for a dragon or serpent in Germanic mythology.|
|Wushu||wushu||Common Masculine Noun||A Chinese martial art.|
|WYSIWYG||WYSIWYG||Common Masculine Noun||An acronym for “What You See Is What You Get,” used in computing.|
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People also ask concerning French words starting with W :
Does French use the letter W?
Yes, French uses the letter W from the 26 letters Latin alphabet.
But rarely (like K letter) in some loanwords and regional words.
What is the meaning of wagon in French?
The meaning of “wagon” (noun) in French is :
- “part of train” pulled by the locomotive
- “cart” (chariot) in supermarket.
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