The vowel Sound of u as in butler

Equivalents:

o as in son

oe as in does

oo as in blood

ou as in touch

Phonetic Symbol,

pu, tu, ku, bu, du, gu

uth, uz, ul, um, un, ung

oven

punish

vulgar

other

butler

thunder

utter

mother

thus

under

money

tumble

utmost

wonder

donkey

upper

funnel

dungeon

  1. Uncle trudged up the rough bluff
  2. The hungry monkey ate a number of nuts
  3. Mr. Young's son won the sum of money.
  4. Duncan studied about the Dutch Governors.
  5. Under the umbrella sat Augustus and Humphrey.
  6. Mother left the cup and the bucket near the pump.
  7. Russel bumped into the stump and fell into the mud with a thud.

none

chubby

bung

nothing

juggler

rung

luster

young

among

lumber

yucca

lung

rumble

country

tongue

rust

cunning

hunter

some

gumbo

hull

shuttle

gushing

honey

  1. The duck dug among the scrubby shrubs for bugs.
  2. There is enough lumber to construct the hull.
  3. In summer salmon come to the Columbia River.
  4. Mrs. Nun's cousin sent her some butter and some plums from the country.
  5. The dusky hunter gave the gun to his trusty chum.
  6. The cunning skunk will run under the brushwood.
  7. Bunny did not jump or move a muscle when he heard the hunter's gun.
  8. Justin jumbled the rusty nails, buckets, pumps, and other rubbish in the junk shop.
  9. Does a bubbling brook come tumbling down from the upland country?
  10. The honey bees hummed and hummed all through the sunny summer months.
  11. The Governor and the Judge rushed from the subway tunnel to the public meeting.
  12. Joy! Joy! she cried; my task is done. The gates are passed and heaven is won.