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    #1

    name of: /ə/ & //

    hi.
    how do You call these vowels ():
    /ə/, //
    thanks.

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    Re: name of: /ə/ & //

    Quote Originally Posted by seba_870701 View Post
    hi.
    how do You call these vowels ():
    /ə/, //
    thanks.
    These are vowel phonemes.[phoneme = the smallest unit in the sound system of a language]

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    #3

    Re: name of: /ə/ & //

    The first one is called the schwa sound. No idea about the second one.

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    #4

    Re: name of: /ə/ & //

    schwa, ampersand and ash

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    #5

    Re: name of: /ə/ & //

    I have to add that & is a sign and not a phoneme, meaning and.

    Ampersand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Re: name of: /ə/ & //

    Thanks to all of You for the answer :)
    ps
    I put '&' instead of writing 'and;' I was interested in names of shwa and ash only ;) but thanks for extending my knowlegde :)

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