Name Element SHA

Type Phonetic Element
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. SHAH
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Phonetic element /ʃɑ/ in English names (often in an unstressed final position or, in African-American names, an unstressed initial position, as /ʃə/). It can be realized in spelling as sha or she (when unstressed).

Related Items

Given Name DescendantsShameka, Shamika, Shanae, Shaneka, Shanequa, Shanice, Shanika, Shaniqua, Shaniya, Shavon, Shavonne, Shelena(African American) Shanae, Shanene(English)
Same Spellingshā 1, shā 2
Entry added January 21, 2022