Meaning of A in English

A

art.

Pronunciation: ə also ( ' ) ā

Function: preposition

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English a-, an, on

Date: before 12th century

1 chiefly dialect : ON , IN , AT

2 : in, to, or for each <twice a week> <five dollars a dozen>

usage see 2 A

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