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noun, Phonetics.
(def 2).
noun, Phonetics.
the r- sound as reintroduced into an utterance where there is an r in the spelling by speakers of an r- dropping dialect when a postvocalic r they would normally drop, as in the pronunciation of far as
[fah] /fɑ/ (Show IPA) becomes intervocalic, as in far away pronounced as
[fahr-uh-wey] /ˈfɑr əˈweɪ/ (Show IPA).
Also called intrusive r. the r- sound as inserted analogously by speakers of an r- dropping dialect between vowels where there is no corresponding r in the spelling, as in the pronunciation of Cuba is as
[kyoo-buh-riz] /ˈkyu bə rɪz/ (Show IPA).


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