Rumbling R and RR

Rumbling, Growling R and RR
Rumbling, Growling R and RR

Basically, this sound is an sound-lengthened English “R.”

The other thing to remember about the “RR” sound is that all words in Spanish that start with a “R” are pronounced as thought the word actually started with an “RR.”

English speakers can approximate the Spanish “R” and “RR” by just lengthening the duration of the English “R” until producing the “rumbling-growling” sound is mastered.

Examples: