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r-coloring

[ ahr-kuhl-er-ing ]
/ ˈɑrˌkʌl ər ɪŋ /
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noun Phonetics.

the auditory quality of an r-sound given to a vowel, resulting from retroflex articulation or bunching of the tongue.

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Also called r-col·or; r-qual·i·ty [ahr-kwol-i-tee] /ˈɑrˌkwɒl ɪ ti/ .

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r-col·ored, adjective

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