Was listening to a YouTube video of Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and it sounds like he uses a trilled R sound and goes hard in on correr. To the point that R’s that the end of the word seem to have a bit of a tail.
Is this common or more of an affectation for a political speech? Are there areas where a more trilled R is ok when speaking?
@MeuDeus The trilled R is perfectly common in Portugal and even used to be the most common way to pronounce it, historically. The guttural R used to be mostly restricted to the Lisbon region, but ended up spreading, so now both forms coexist across the country.
Yes that’s interesting, where we live (in central 'tuga) everyone trills their rs.