rhoticism


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rho·ti·cism

 (rō′tĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
1. The rhotic articulation of a sound, such as a vowel, when it is followed by an "r" in writing, as in the word park.
2. See rhotacism.
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| Gladwin suffered from rhoticism - the inability to say the letter 'r' - throughout his acting career.
As for consonant features, we find regressive assimilation (mannato di piricquisizione) and gemination (affittacammari, cammara), voicing (buttana, Frangisi), and rhoticism (Ingrisi).