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Katakana R

The Japanese "R" is the hardest sound for native English speakers to get right. It is somewhere between an R and an L. Don't worry if you have trouble with it. It will come with practice and listening to native speakers.

Ra -
Pronounced 'ra' as in Ramen



Ri -
Pronounced 'ree' as in reed



Ru -
Pronounced 'roo' as in Room



Re -
Pronounced 'ray' as in Ray



Ro -
Pronounced 'ro' as in rope