Here are some loan-words written with ူ "u" vowel.
|ဘူတာ||rail staion (Hindi)|
|နယူး ယီးယား||new year (Eng)|
The consonant script ရ is read [r] consonant in loan words like in the word တူရကီ [tu yá ki] which is read [tu râ ki].
Although you will not notice any word that includes the weakening [u] in the reading lessons, there are some cases when the vowel [ú] is weakened.
Notice how the consonants [k] [s] [t] [ht] and [ch] are voiced in the word and sentence levels.
|အထူးကု [á htù kú]||[â htù gú]|
|ပြုစု [pjú sú]||[pjú zú]|
|အတူတူ [á tu tu]||[â tu du]|
|လူထူထူ [lu htu htu]||[lu htu du]|
|ထူးထူးခြားခြား [htù htù chà chà]||[htù dù chà jà]|