Translation of schwa in Spanish:

schwa

Pronunciation /ʃwɑ//ʃwɑː/

noun

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    vocal central neutra que se da en sílabas no acentuadas y su representación gráfica
    • Leaving Rome and heading south or east, you find a tendency of shortening non-stressed vowels and reducing them to schwas.
    • In another example, we observed that only 28% of the teachers could correctly identify the sound of a schwa, as represented in the final syllable of the word ‘happen.’
    • Of these, 36 have a clear schwa as their vowel.
    • The ‘o’ is pronounced like the ‘uh’ that grammarians everywhere know as the ‘English schwa.’
    • Although not represented in the conventional alphabet, schwa is the commonest vowel sound in English.