The usual name for the neutral vowel [?],heard in English at the beginning of such words as ago, amaze, or in the middle of afterwards; sometimes called the indefinite vowel. It is a particularly frequent vowel in English, as it is the one most commonly heard when a stressed vowel becomes unstressed. It is also the usual pronunciation of the vowel in such words as the, a, an, and.
通常指中性元音[?]，見于英語ago“以前”、amaze“使驚奇”這類詞的開頭，或afterwards“后來”這類詞的中間?；煸羰怯⒄Z中特別常用的元音，因為它是重讀元音變為非重讀時最常聽到的元音?；煸粢彩窃粼趖he（定冠詞）、a / an（不定冠詞）、and“和”這類詞中的通常發音。