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The /r/ Sound

TongueThe tongue forms an arch near the roof of the mouth. It does not touch any part of the mouth.
AirThe air flows through a narrow space in your mouth.
Vocal ChordsThe vocal cords vibrate.

Examples of words with the /r/ sound


herder
/ˈhɜrdər/
/ˈhɛr-dər/
Pronounced by Kendra

borrowing
/ˈbɑroʊɪŋ/
/ˈbɑ-roʊ-ɪŋ/
Pronounced by Matthew

thread
/ˈθrɛd/
Pronounced by Matthew

arriving
/əˈraɪvɪŋ/
/ər-ˈaɪ-vɪŋ/
Pronounced by Joanna

variety
/vəˈraɪəti/
Pronounced by Joanna

attainder
/əˈteɪndər/
/ə-ˈteɪn-dər/
Pronounced by Joanna

herdal
/ˈhɛrdəl/
/ˈhɛr-dəl/
Pronounced by Joanna

regulation
/ˌrɛgjəˈleɪʃən/
Pronounced by Joanna

hooters
/ˈhutərz/
/ˈhu-tərz/
Pronounced by Joanna

car
/kɑr/
/ˈkɑr/
Pronounced by Ivy