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SCHWA

Abbreviation for:
schwannomatosis (see there; also called congenital cutaneous neurilemmomatosis)
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We classified the location of primary stress in these words (antepenultimate, penultimate, or final) as given in CELEX, and the final three syllables as containing a schwa, as open, as closed, or as super heavy, along the definitions given above.
The two pre-retroflex low vowels in this word are commonly centralised to schwa or deleted in spoken Iwaidja, resulting in the variant realisations e'ralpe'ralpa and 'ralpe'ralpa.
Schwa is as small as they come, only twenty-six seats and operated almost entirely by the four friends in the kitchen.
O'Brien has wisely let the actors stick to their own purely American diction (though sometimes they get a little too American, as when they pronounce the first "e" in "Herzen" as a schwa, making the name sound like Hertz Rent-a-Car); there are no phony English accents here, and the characters only assume Russian accents when they are supposed to be speaking English.
Motor speech characteristics included articulatory struggling/ groping during individual sound repetition, errors in voice/ voiceless contrasts, vowel prolongations, and intraword schwa intrusions.
dialects; it can be pronounced weakly with the tongue forward, behind the upper front teeth [r] as in Network Standard; it can be trilled or burred in the same position [rr] as in Scots English; it can also be slurred in this position to become the schwa [e] (the indeterminate sound of unstressed vowels), which blends with the preceding vowel, as in British RP, New England, and working class accents in the Northeastern U.
As to elision, the computer makes it quite clear that in Gielgud's and The Marlowe Society's readings there is no schwa in "heaven," whereas in the dictionary and in Callow's reading there is one.
Parents sometimes question whether their child has a speech problem, and a first point of intervention maybe to identify signs to look for, such as multiple repetitions, prolongations, and using of a schwa or unstressed mid-central vowel sound in a syllable repetition rather than the actual vowel sound ("guh-guh-goat" versus "go-go-goat").
Students are expected to learn long and short vowels, R controlled vowels, schwa, consonant blends, syllables, sight words, and comprehension strategies.
He chisels at the oaken escritoire his paperwork--his toy, his dream, his art-- and hums as if to all America a dope impromptu on the sound of schwa.
The scaling that is put forward here describes Ciclo Elemental as the level where students start to articulate consonants accurately even at the end of a word (dog, kid, visit, like) and begin to pronounce both consonants in easy clusters distinctly (hotels, perhaps, works), they group words in rhythmic patterns, and they start using schwa or some other central vowels (in words like "vegetables", "comfortable", in weak forms etc.
Aside from this, vowels should always be given full value (never reduced to the schwa as in English) and intonation should be kept as flat and even as possible.