rhotic









rhotic


adjective

  1. of or relating to a dialect of English in which the r is pronounced at the end of a syllable or before a consonant: Midwestern American English is rhotic, while Southern British English is not.
  2. of, relating to, or being an r-like sound.

noun

  1. a rhotic sound.

adjective

  1. phonetics denoting or speaking a dialect of English in which postvocalic r s are pronounced

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