Meaning of A in English

A

art.

Pronunciation: ə

Function: prefix

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English

1 : on : in : at < a bed>

2 : in (such) a state or condition < a fire>

3 : in (such) a manner < a loud>

4 : in the act or process of <gone a- hunting> < a tingle>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.