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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 81 languages
That is in 16.56% of all languages
Occurs in: Abidji Aghem Akan Amo Arabic Azande Azerbaijani Bashkir Bella coola Bengali_Calcutta 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 Norwegian_Bergen Norwegian_Elverum Norwegian_Malm Norwegian_Oslo Norwegian_Sandnessjøen Norwegian_Stavanger Norwegian_Tromsø Norwegian_Trondheim Ogbia Ojibwa Ormuri Pomo Portuguese (Brasilian) Quechua Sinhalese Somali Swahili Swedish Tagalog Tama Tampulma Teke Turkish Tzeltal Vietnamese Wik-munkan Woisika Yagua Yanyuwa Yolngu