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Definition of the noun shwa
What does shwa mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: shwas
- a neutral middle vowel; occurs in unstressed syllables
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonym of shwa: schwa
- more generic terms: vowel / vowel sound = a speech sound made with the vocal tract open
- more specific terms: murmur vowel / murmur = a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant
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by Dr. Phillip Goble
SHWA is a half-vowel. It is pronounced quickly and softly with the VAHV as "vuh." Do not confuse KHEHT ñ (pronounced "kh" as in "Sikh") and HEH F (see #3) and DAH-LET *l which has a "d" sound as in "doll" and final KHAF :) which when it ...
The Sara Bellum Review (2012)
by Carl Fanning
Fung Shwa is a couple of words that will add some color and a sense of balance to any page of text. We are waiting for a phonetician to walk through that door and tells us why deux ex machina is so pronounced. If botryoidal means-having a ...
Wisdom of Ravishankar Final (101-)
by ED. KARISHMA BAJAJ
Ashwamedha means to purify. Shwa means that which is the past or future.
Dictionary of Linguistics (1954)
by Mario Pei, Frank Gaynor
shwa: A term borrowed from Hebrew phonetics, designating an indistinct vowel (also called neutral 'Vowel), usually indicated ...
by Raymond Hickey
schwa/shwa. [ʃwa] A vowel which is articulated as a short central neutral vowel transcribed as [ə] in the IPA; the name stems from Hebrew. In English it occurs for unstressed short vowelsatthebeginningorendofaword, for example about ...
shwa see SCHWA shy1 e> aiij (shyer, shyest) 1 said of a person: embarrassed or unnerved by the company or attention ...
by Dawn Freshwater, Sian E Maslin-Prothero
Schwabach's test: (shwa'-baks, shwa' -banks): A tuning fork test in which the bone conduction capability in a pathological ear is compared to the normal. Schwann: s.'s cells the cells that make up the neurilemma (q.v.); s.'s sheath the ...
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Scrabble value of S1H4W4A1
The value of this 4-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine