RR

Spanish Letter

The pronunciation of the Spanish letter RR can be difficult for students. It is the same sound as the single R, but twice as long.

Por ejemplo

Note that when R is at the beginning of a word, it is pronounced like RR.

In Spanish, RR is considered a single letter. It's very important to be aware of this when looking something up in a Spanish dictionary. When words have RR in the middle, they will be after words with R + any other letter. For example, carro is located after cartel.

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