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Main sound category: Vowels
Sound category: near close back rounded vowel
IPA symbol: ʊ
IPA description: near close back rounded vowel
UPSID symbol: U
UPSID description: lowered high back rounded vowel
Occurs in 80 languages
That is in 16.88% of all languages
Occurs in: Aghem Akan Amo Arabic Azande Azerbaijani Bashkir Bella coola Bengali Bete Caddo Cayapa Dani Diegueno Diola English English_American English_Australian Garawa Georgian German Haida Hindi-urdu Igbo Iraqw Irish Isoko Jomang Karok Khalkha Khmer Kirghiz Kohumono Kolokuma ijo Kpelle Kunama Kunimaipa Kurdish Lithuanian Lugbara Luiseno Luo Lushootseed Maasai Malakmalak Mundari Murinhpatha Ngarinjin Noni Norwegian NorwegianCALST NorwegianFINAL NorwegianINITIAL Norwegian_Bergen Norwegian_Elverum Norwegian_Malm Norwegian_Oslo Norwegian_Sandnessjøen Norwegian_Stavanger Norwegian_Tromsø Norwegian_Trondheim Ogbia Ojibwa Ormuri Pomo Quechua Sinhalese Somali Tagalog Tama Tampulma Teke Turkish Tzeltal Vietnamese Wik-munkan Woisika Yagua Yanyuwa Yolngu