What comes next in the following sequence of words?

Sum, Drug, Goo, ... ?

Notes to rule out incorrect methodologies:

  • Once you find the right idea to answer, there is one unique and clearly correct answer, and nothing else will "arguably fit".
  • The sequence is infinite.

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    $\begingroup$ Well it looks like a regular vowelburger, a burger with two buns on bottom, a double burger missing its top bun...wait wrong riddle $\endgroup$
    – anodyne
    Commented Mar 6, 2020 at 22:23

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I think the next word is



These are English transliterations of numbers in Standard Tibetan which are multiples of three. The next in the sequence is 12 which is given as chunyi (according to the linked page).

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    $\begingroup$ Hmm. Disappointingly trivia-y if so. [EDITED to add:] Must be right, though. $\endgroup$
    – Gareth McCaughan
    Commented Mar 9, 2020 at 22:17
  • $\begingroup$ Yep, you got it! $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 10, 2020 at 8:40

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