[ shwah ]
/ ʃwɑ /
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a variant of schwa.
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Page 94There was a great falling off in the attendance at the zayat after Moung-shwa-gnong's defection.
Moung Shwa-gnong had been accused before the viceroy, and had disappeared.
British Dictionary definitions for shwa
/ (ʃwɑː) /
a variant spelling of schwa
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