sound u

type vowel - a sound created by an uninterrupted airflow from lungs frequency 64 times per 1000 words progress
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audio example of u

This is the audio exerpt of u spoken within a word. It may sound a little short or unclear, but that's exactly how it's in the real context. For more details, read the below explanation of pronunciation and listen example words that contain u by pressing the word buttons.

how to pronounce u

1. Open your mouth for about 10%.

2. Round your lips.

3. Raise the utmost back of your tongue without touching the back palate.

4. Push air from lungs while vibrating vocal cords.

pronunciation of phoneme u in its natural context

Often sounds are affected by the neighboring sounds. That's because during speach our mouth is always transitioning from one position to another. Below, you can find the most frequent syllables that include the sound u.

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