How Is Ricoh Pronounced?

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Ricoh is an international office supply company that sells office equipment such as printers, fax machines, office supplies and other services. When the business was first founded in Tokyo, it was named Riken Kankoshi Co., Ltd. which was shortened to Ricoh Company, Ltd., in 1936. If you plan on ordering Ricoh products for your home or office, you may want to correctly know how to pronounce the name. Once you're familiar with the name, you'll easily be able to use and remember it.

Understand that “Ricoh” has two syllables.

Say “ree” with a long “e” sound.

Say “ko” with a long “o” sound.

Place emphasis on the “ree” sound.

Understand that the “h” is silent.

Put the two syllables together to pronounce “ree - ko.”

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