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Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Radical
Laryngeal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
Glottal
Plosive
p b     t̪ʰ d̪̤         ʈ ʈʰ ɖ ɖ̤     k ɡ ɡʱ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           n               ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
                           
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
              ɾ       ɽ                        
Fricative
                        ɕ                   h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                                               
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Sibilant fricatives
                                 
Affricates
                tʃʰ tʃ̤                
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Bengali
UPSID number: 2017
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Indo-European, Indic
The languages has 43 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments:
Sources: Ferguson, C.A. and Chowdhury, M. 1960. The phonemes of Bengali. Language 36: 22-59.