Letter Name

Use this name when spelling:

Sound:

short [u]

Writing

Thais add to write stand-alone vowels:
อุ
Info: is the "silent consonant", it has no sound. It is used when writing vowels as a placeholder for other consonants.
อุ can (but doesn't have to) be followed by a closing consonant.
Sample words:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is  ุ?

 ุ is a Thai letter, specifically a vowel.

Is อุ or  ุ correct?

Both อุ and  ุ are correct. is the "silent consonant", it has no sound. It is used when teaching vowels as a placeholder for other consonants.
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