In British English, the phonetic symbol /ʌ/ corresponds to the monophthong vowel sound in words like "nut" and "bus". It is called a short vowel.
Some common words which practice the pronunciation of /ʌ/ include the following:
- with "u": bun - bus - but - butter - cut - fun - gun - London - luck - run - lunch - summer - sun - Sunday - thunder - truck - tunnel - under - up - us;
- with "o": another - brother - come - company - cover - done - does - front - love - lover - Monday - money - mother - once - other - stomach - wonder;
- with "oo": blood - flood;
- with "ou": country - couple - cousin - double - trouble;
- with "ough": enough - rough - tough;
- homophones: one/won - some/sum - son/sun