Learn Hiragana ru る. It's pronounced like the “rew” in “threw”.
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Learn Hiragana ru る

る is pronounced like the “rew” in “threw”.

The Hiragana る is made with 1 stroke.

Not to be mixed up with ろ eg. “ro”。

“るんるん” or “runrun” is a happy hum in Japanese.

The katakana counterpart to る is ル.

Mnemonics to remember Hiragana ru る

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How to write Hiragana ru る

Start with the left vertical line from the top. At its bottom, end with a right upward hook.

Now, make the 2nd stroke from the top right at the same height as the previous stroke’s start. Curve inwards towards the center of the character once past the bottom of the previous stroke.

Word samples using Hiragana ru る

Hiragana JapaneseEnglish meaning
るすRusuAbsence
るすばんRusubanCare-taking
るいじRuijiResemblance
るいすいRuisuiAnalogy
るふRufuCirculation

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