Search and find some English words which when written starts with o and when speaking they pronounce with sound of v or w lets see who ll find maximum words?

  • $\begingroup$ So the first is "o", and it sounds like "v" or "w"? $\endgroup$ – nicael Jun 9 '16 at 9:30
  • $\begingroup$ Do you mean like 'of"? $\endgroup$ – Inazuma Jun 9 '16 at 9:34
  • $\begingroup$ of and o does not gives sound of v or w $\endgroup$ – pakistanimoon Jun 9 '16 at 9:41
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    $\begingroup$ I don't think there is any English word that starts with O yet sounds like V. At least not in the pronunciation of any majority English speaking country. $\endgroup$ – user21939 Jun 9 '16 at 9:57
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    $\begingroup$ To make this truly a puzzle, you should have a story involving two characters, one with an accent, overhearing some vital clue and reporting that it "started with a w sound" and another "started with a v sound" and the key to the puzzle is that it actually starts with the letter o. Phrased like this, it's not a puzzle at all. $\endgroup$ – Kate Gregory Jun 9 '16 at 13:20

1. One (In english accent = 'won', In German accent = 'von') :-)
2. Once
3. Oneself
4. Ouija Board (I know, technically it's french but it is in the English dictionary!!)

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    $\begingroup$ No idea why someone gave this a downvote.. corrected it with an upvote on my behalf. $\endgroup$ – Tim Couwelier Jun 9 '16 at 9:37
  • $\begingroup$ Word #4 is definitely a word in English, whatever its origin might be. $\endgroup$ – user21939 Jun 9 '16 at 9:58

Odin is sometimes pronounced Wodin?



One (Relating to unity) and derivatives thereof (once, ones, onesie... )
Oneberry (A herb "herb-paris" or "Paris quadrifolia") also a derivative of one - it has a single berry.
Oneida (A lake in the U.S., the native tribe from the East of it, and their language; also a city in central New York)
Ouabain (The clycoside $C_{29}H_{44}O_{12}$)
Ouachita (A river in North America)
Ouagadougou (The capital of Burkina Faso)
Ouakari (Variant spelling of Uakari, a monkey of the Amazon)
Ouananiche (A variety of Atlantic salmon found in lakes in S.E. Canada)
Ouanderoo (Variant of Wanderoo, a Sri Lankan langur)
Ouija [Board] (A U.S. trademark in popular usage, spiritualist communication device)
Ouistiti (A South American monkey)




It'd be difficult to find ones that don't begin with "one" :D

1. Oneway (it seems to have arguable spelling, could be one-way)
2. Onefold
3. Onetime
4. Oneness


Oneness Onetime Oneown....

Basically all that starts with one.

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    $\begingroup$ ... except "onerous" :) $\endgroup$ – M Oehm Jun 9 '16 at 10:31

To add to the words already posted that are

derived from "one": "onesie" and "onesies".


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