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    Schwa at the end of a word

    Can you please elaborate on the following.

    Is it true that schwa can be realised by different sounds/pronunciations depening on the its position within the word. To be more specific, is my understanding correct that in the end position it tends to sound /a/. Meanwhile in Cocney English such realisation of schwa as /a/ tends to be emphasized. Please let me know where I could read mor on this aspects.

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    Re: Schwa at the end of a word

    I think that is true, and I have heard it pronounced that way in some forms of London English, but I don't know about Cockney in particular.

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