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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         *t *tʲ *d *dʲ             k ɡ ɡʲ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           n                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
      v     s z ʃ ʃʲ ʒ ʒʲ         x                  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j                    
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Affricates
                               
Sibilant affricates
            *ts *tsʲ *dz                    
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Lithuanian
UPSID number: 2007
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Indo-European, Baltic
The languages has 52 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Lithuanian is spoken in USSR. E and O occur as short vowels but appear predictable from stress.
Sources: Ambrazas, V., Vajtkavichjute, V., Valjatskene, A., Morkunas, K., Sabaljauskas, A., and Ul'vidas, K. 1966. Litovskij jazyk. In V.V. Vinogradov (ed.), Jazyki Narodov SSSR, Vol.1. Nauka, Leningrad and Moscow: 500-27. Augustitis, D. 1964. Das Lithauische Phonationssystem. Sagner, Munich. Senn, A. 1966. Handbuch der Litauischen Sprache, Band 1: Grammatik. Winter, Heidelberg.