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The grapheme Ř, ř (R with háček, example of Czech pronunciation: "řeka" (help·info)) is a letter used in the alphabets of Czech, Upper Sorbian, and Berber (especially in its Rif variety). The pronunciation in these languages is different.
The Unicode glyphs are U+0158 Ř and U+0159 ř . Either can also be represented using the combining character U+030C ̌ combining caron.
In Czech it is used to denote [r̝], a raised alveolar non-sonorant trill. Its manner of articulation is similar to other alveolar trills but the tongue is raised; it is partially fricative. It is usually voiced, [r̝], but it also has a voiceless allophone [r̝̊] occurring in the vicinity of voiceless consonants or at the end of a word.
In Upper Sorbian, it denotes the voiceless postalveolar fricative [ʃ].
Czech: “Třista třicet tři stříbrných stříkaček stříkalo přes třista třicet tři stříbrných střech.”
Phonetically: [ˈtr̝̊ɪsta ˈtr̝̊ɪt͡sɛt ˈtr̝̊ɪ ˈstr̝̊iːbr̩niːx ˈstr̝̊iːkat͡ʃɛk ˈstr̝̊iːkalo pr̝̊ɛs ˈtr̝̊ɪsta ˈtr̝̊ɪt͡sɛt ˈtr̝̊ɪ ˈstr̝̊iːbr̩niːx ˈstr̝̊ɛx].
English: “333 silver fire engines spurted [water] over 333 silver roofs”.