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schwa or shwa (ʃwɑː)
 
n
1.  a central vowel represented in the International Phonetic Alphabet by (). The sound occurs in unstressed syllables in English, as in around, mother, and sofa
2.  the symbol () used to represent this sound
 
[C19: via German from Hebrew shewā, a diacritic indicating lack of a vowel sound]
 
shwa or shwa
 
n
 
[C19: via German from Hebrew shewā, a diacritic indicating lack of a vowel sound]

shwa (ʃwɑː)
 
n
a variant spelling of schwa

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The character set does not include, either, the shwa symbol.
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