non-rhotic

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Adjective[change]

Positive
non-rhotic

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If a dialect (form of a language) is non-rhotic it does not use the rhotic sound for the letter r, except at the beginning of words. Formal British and all Australian dialects are non-rhotic. (An r at the beginning of a word or strong syllable is always said in any type of English.)

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