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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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If this syllable contains a schwa, and consequently cannot bear stress, primary stress falls equally often on the antepenultimate and on the final syllable (Group 2).
e] the schwa (unstressed vowel) as "o" in NS "talon" and "a" in NS "around"
And, the [less than]I[greater than] for /[upside down e]/ in Suns is because she used [less than]I[greater than] to represent the schwa sound.
Patients are demanding acupuncture because it works," said Lynn Schwa, a Wheat Ridge acupuncturist and vice president of the state association.
In the two-star category, the restaurant 42 Grams received two stars under the impressive stewardship of chef Jake Bickelhaupt, whose experience includes stints at Alinea, Charlie Trotter's and Schwa.
Salminen (1997:42) analyzed the process of vowel reduction, where the schwa [degrees] is derived from the reduced vowel [empty set] in unstressed syllables (with the condition that a syllable becomes stressed if followed by a syllable with [degrees]).
Siamese lacks ml-, except in few words (HCT 93-94], where the m-is retained thanks to a schwa, e.
Arsenal have had two bids for Fulham and Australia keeper Ma rk Schwa r zer rejected.
Consequently, SPELL elicited Kirby's spellings for words containing a variety of consonant patterns, consonant digraphs, vowels, clusters, within-word doubles, vocalic L and R, silent consonants, unstressed schwa in multi-syllabic words, and words with inflections and derived forms.
tch') N Schwa sounds in unaccentuated syllables accurately represented N Syllable Juncture Stage Single syllables in words spelled correctly Y Long vowel patterns applied to multi-syllabic words Y R-controlled patterns applied to multi-syllabic words Y Evidence of doubling rules when adding suffixes Y Evidence of 'dropping e rules when adding suffixes Y Vowel patterns in unstressed syllables accurately represented (eg.
Taking into consideration the advancement of final schwa loss in ME (Minkova 1991), the presence of more in itself creates a clash of strong syllables, given the initial stress placement in the majority of ME adjectives:
My attorney and I discussed the pronunciation (one rarely hears the word aloud); dictionaries agree that it should be pronounced with a "long i," with stress on the second syllable, and with the first and last syllables unstressed, with the vowel the linguists call schwa.