> I have got the TEI entity set for IPA, but can't seem to find any
> entity for "linking r".
> Can anyone help?
This is an interesting question. The linking r is found in situations
such as British Received Pronunciation where some r's are pronounced
sometimes. If the word "Richter" is followed by "scale", its final r
is not pronounced, but if it is followed by "and", it is pronounced.
Since IPA transcribes actual speech, there is no IPA symbol for it.
However, some dictionaries use their own symbol for it. In some it is
a star and in others an italic r, I believe. It is treated in Daniel Jones
EPD. Interestingly it is not noted in the
new Oxford Shorter Dictionary.
You can, of course, declare an entity for it, but it is not part of the