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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     t̪ʲ d̪ʲ                 k ɡ ɡʲ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           n                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
    f v         ʃ ʒ         x                  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j                    
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
  l̪ʲ l̪ˠ                        
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Sibilant fricatives
        s̪ʲ z̪ʲ                        
Affricates
                               
Sibilant affricates
        t̪s̪ t̪s̪ʲ                          
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Bulgarian
UPSID number: 2009
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Indo-European, Slavic
The languages has 42 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Bulgarian is primarily spoken in Bulgaria.
Sources: Aronson, H.I. 1968. Bulgarian Inflectional Morphophonology. Mouton, The Hague. Bidwell, C. 1968. The stress patterns of the noun in Bulgarian. Studies in Linguistics 20: 41-47. Klagstad, H. 1958. The phonemic system of colloquial standard Bulgarian. Slavic and East European Journal 16: 42-54. Scatton, E.A. 1983. A Reference Grammar of Modern Bulgarian. Slavica Publishers, Inc., Columbus, Ohio.