Money asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 1 decade ago

Do you roll the Rs in French? if so, when do you, and when don't you do it?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    We don't. Let me explain it to you. Put the tip of your tongue down behind your lower teeth. Don't move it. Try to let the air go out behind your teeth. The most important thing is, that the tip of your tongue doesn't move.

    Source(s): French and French teacher as a foreign language
  • 1 decade ago

    We don't roll the Rs in French, like in Spanish for instance. It's more of a guttural kind of sound.

  • 1 decade ago

    We do roll Rs a little bit, but not as much as some other language

  • 1 decade ago

    yes you do roll r's in french, but it's really more of a regional thing then an overall national thing. You can get by just fine without doing it though.

    Source(s): Linguistics major minoring in French and German
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  • 1 decade ago

    No. We do NOT roll the Rs.

    Source(s): I'm french.
  • 1 decade ago

    I would not roll any French rs, unless we had been introduced, and there was a basis for friendship afterwards.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    not really, you may have to in some areas, but not in the area where i have studied. it is not as important as in spanish and most slavic languages

  • Sabine
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    yes, only ending by an M, RR, R

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