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Sheva

(shē`və), in the Bible. 1 Son of Caleb. 2 David's scribe: see ShavshaShavsha
, in the Bible, David's scribe. Alternate forms are Seraiah, Sheva, and Shisha.
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However, since the word itself means "whole," Hahn's singing of the full value of the schwa adds to the connotation of the word.
She sang feuillage, the only word whose schwa is notated with a tie, as a type 2 schwa.
The line "Et, sous l'epais feuillage il est doux de dormir" is a singular instance, and the use by Hahn of a tie on the word feuillage shows that this particular schwa is more elusive than the other schwas of the song.
Setting a word's final schwa on the similar pitch as its penultimate syllable, and then connecting both notes with a tie (pattern a), is the most recurrent pattern (eighty occurrences, 59%) among the innovative notations found in the selections surveyed.
To save limited space in the figures, the conservatively written schwas were excluded when carried out according to the tradition (in 80% of the cases).
3) Therefore, type 2 schwas correspond to the intrinsic way of performing a feminine rhyme.