[OSM-talk] Can wikidata links help fight name inflation?

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Thu May 28 21:14:15 UTC 2015

On 28 May 2015 at 10:59, Steve Doerr <doerr.stephen at gmail.com> wrote:

There might be a case for adding pronunciations (of 'difficult' names at
> least) to the OSM database. Someone must have proposed a tagging scheme for
> this, surely?

Yes; wikidata=

Wikidata will have both IPA [1] phonetic guides to pronunciation, and in
some cases links to audio files.

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA_for_English - as used in

Andy Mabbett
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