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A, der erste Buchstabe im Alphabete, ist zugleich der erste klare Sprachlaut, welchen die menschliche Zunge aussprechen lernt, der zuerst vom Kinde gelallt wird. Was unseren Urältern von höchster Bedeutung und Heiligkeit war, bezeichneten sie mit A: so die Indier das Licht, die Deutschen das Wasser, die Griechen die Luft. à auf Briefen, in Rechnungen, Preiscouranten etc. bedeutet in, zu, für. A in der Musik bezeichnet die sechste diatonische Klangstufe der ersten oder tiefsten Octave unseres Tonsystems. A-dur siehe Tonarten.


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