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Vowel Sound
/ʌ/

One-Syllable Words

Sound-Spelling Pattern

Basic Pattern

Written u = /

Special Words

Different Written Vowel
Same Vowel Sound

 

Homophones

Same Pronunciation
Different Spelling
Different Meaning

cup /kʌp/
hut /hʌt/
sum /sʌm/
nun /nʌn/

silent b
crumb /krʌm/
dumb /dʌm/
numb /nʌm/
thumb /ʌm/

was /wʌz/
does /dʌz/

rough /rʌf/
tough /rʌf/

blood /blʌd/
flood /flʌd/

month /mʌnΘ/
months /mʌns/

come /kʌm/
done /dʌn/
glove /glʌv/
love /lʌv/
none /nʌn/
some /sʌm/

dun done
nun none
sum some
one won