Hiragana ら

Japanese Hiragana RA

Transliteration ra
Section R
Hiragana Man'yōgana
Stroke Number 2

, in hiragana, or in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora. Both versions are written with two strokes and have origins in the character 良; both characters represent Template:Audio-IPA In the Ainu language, Japanese linguists developed a small katakana ㇻ that is used to represent a final r sound after an a sound (アㇻ ar).

Form variantsEdit

Form Rōmaji Hiragana
Normal r-
(ら行 ra-gyō)
, rah
らあ, らぁ

Pronunciation Edit

(Examples) Words with 'ら' Edit

'ら' at the beginning Edit

'ら' in the middle Edit

'ら' at the end Edit

Stroke order Edit


Stroke order in writing ら

Hiragana ら stroke order animation

Stroke order in writing ら

Trivia Edit

See also Edit


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