schwa

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Etymology[edit]

German Schwa, from Hebrew שְׁוָא (š’vā), meaning "nought".

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schwa (plural schwas)

  1. An indeterminate central vowel sound as the "a" in "about", represented as /ə/ in IPA and /@/ in SAMPA and X-SAMPA.
  2. The character ə, an upside-down, backwards, lower-case E

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