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When is the 'r' sound pronounced in Boston and New York accents?

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In Boston before n and in new York before k
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The phonetic sound 'r' is not pronunced in 'Boston' or 'New York' as in 'New York' the symbol 'r' is silent.
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The problem here is that regional dialects are gradually weakening and becoming more standardized. In the strongest iterations of these accents, the r sound is pronounced if it comes before the vowel in a syllable, but isn t if it comes after. I would argue that very few people speak with a... read more
The problem here is that regional dialects are gradually weakening and becoming more “standardized.” In the strongest iterations of these accents, the “r” sound is pronounced if it comes before the vowel in a syllable, but isn’t if it comes after. I would argue that very few people speak with a pure non rhotic accent at this point. The majority of people I know from these areas fall somewhere on a spectrum between “standard” American pronunciation and a purely regional accent (depending on how their parents speak and their social background.) The inconsistencies you’ve noticed are the result of this gradual decay of regional accents. read less
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When you ask"where are you from,?' New York. Or "Where are you driving us to?", Generalization residents from the East Coast New, Jersey,Boston, New York,place heavy emphasis on the vowel before the "r" sound giving the "r"a heavy tonal expression,
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