Learn the Arabic letter Raa with word samples 2024

The letter Raa’ is one of the non-dotted solar letters. It is an easy letter to write and pronounce. It is found in many languages ​​of the world such as English, French, Russian, etc.

The sound of the letter Raa’ is characterized by loudness, inflection, and amplification.

Raa’ is a distinct letter in the Arabic language so that it has its own rules in the Holy Qur’an.

The shape of the letter Raa’ varies according to its position in the word, and its pronunciation varies according to the haraka that is with it.

Let’s get started.

The shapes of the lettre Raa’ “ر”:

TERMINAL MIDDLEINITIALISOLATED
ـر ـر ر ر

Examples of words with Raa’ “ر” :

We will give you some examples to clarify and facilitate the lesson more.

The initial Raa’ “ر” :

The letter Raa’ at the beginning of the word is isolated, as it does not connect from both sides.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
رأسHeadRa’s
ريشةFeatherReecha
رقصDanceRaqs

The middle Raa’ “ر” :

The letter Raa’ is in the middle of the word, connected from the right side only.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
ذرةCornThura
شجرةTreeShajara
كرسيChairKursiy

The terminal Raa ‘ “ر” :

The letter Raa’ is at the end of the word, connected from the right side only.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
عصيرJuiceEassir
نهرRiverNahr
مطرRainMattar

•Note :

The letter Raa’ at the end of the word can be separate from the rest of the letters in the word.

•Examples :

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
بذورSeedsBothoor
جذرRootJithr
بخارSteamBokhaar

How to pronounce Raa’ “ر” :

The pronunciation of the letter Raa’ depends on the tongue’s ability to touch the roof of the upper palate.

The letter Raa’ is considered one of the letters of the Arabic language Al-Jawhura, and this letter is pronounced by turning the tongue and connecting its tip to the end of the roof of the throat, which leads to air trapping and then repeatedly passing in several batches, accompanied by vibrations of the vocal cords.

letter Raa’ in the phonetic alphabet is /r/.

The letter Raa’ has 3 different types of sound:

Raa’ with the harakat(الحركات):

The letter Raa’ with fathaرَ”فتحة” :

The letter “Raa’” in this case sounds like the letter “R” in the word “Rash”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
رَملSandRaml
رَعدThunderRaed
رَجلManRajul

The lettre Raa’ with damma رُ”ضمة”:

The letter “Raa’ ” in this case sounds like the letter “R” in the word “Roll”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
رُكنCornerRukn
رُمانPomegranateRomaan
رُموشEyelashesRomoosh

The lettre Raa’ with kasra رِ”كسرة “:

The letter “Raa’ ” in this case sounds like the letter “R” in the word “Reed”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
رِمالSandsRimaal
رِماحSpearsRimaah
رِياحWindsRiyah

The lettre Raa’ with sukoon رْ”سكون”:

The letter “Raa’ ” in this case sounds like the letter “R” in the word “Picture”.

ArabicEnglishPronunciation
قرْدMonkeyQird
أرْضLand‘Ardh
ورْدRoseWard

This is all that is found in the letter Raa’, and it is not difficult. We hope that you like this method of simplifying the lesson. Always remember that nothing is difficult or impossible. You only have to persevere and work, and the Arabic alphabet is not difficult in that way that the majority believes, and as we say we are always here for any inquiries, please ask us your questions and we will answer them personally, good luck.

What is the shape of the isolated letter Raa’?and is it the same as the shape of Raa’ at the beginning of the word?

The shape of the isolated Raa’ is:ر Yes it is the same at the beginning of the word.

Why is the letter Raa’ one of the dotted letters?

Because if the letter Raa’ contains a dot, it becomes another letter, which is the letter Zay.

How to pronounce the word”سرير” in Arabic?

It is : Sareer

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