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The /ʌ/ Sound: English Pronunciation Practice Made Easy english vowels english ʌ sound

What is the /ʌ/ Sound?

First, let's look at a few examples of words with the English /ʌ/ sound:

  • up
  • under
  • other
  • sun
  • bus
  • duck

According to Baruch College's Tools for Clear Speech, the /ʌ/ sound is made by doing the following:

"The /ʌ/ vowel is a mid-central sound. This means it is made with the...

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