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Schwar vs. Schwa

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Schwarnoun

(phonetics) A rhotacized schwa.

Schwanoun

(phonetics) An indeterminate central vowel sound as the "a" in "about", represented as /ə/ in IPA.

Schwanoun

The character ə.

Schwanoun

a neutral middle vowel; occurs in unstressed syllables

Schwa

In linguistics, specifically phonetics and phonology, schwa (, rarely or ; sometimes spelled shwa) is the mid central vowel sound (rounded or unrounded), placed in the central position of the vowel chart, denoted by the IPA symbol ⟨ə⟩, or another vowel sound close to that position. It is the vowel sound produced when the lips, tongue, and jaw are completely relaxed.

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