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Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
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Plosive
p b             ʈ ɖ     k ɡ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m                 ɳ            
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
  β f       s z ʃ ʒ ʂ ʐ         χ ʁ         h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j   w                
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
                         
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
          ɺ̢        
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Affricates
                               
Sibilant affricates
        t̪s̪ d̪z̪                        
 
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Central
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Close
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Close-mid
Mid
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Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Pashto
UPSID number: 2014
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Indo-European, Iranian
The languages has 38 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Pashto is spoken primarily in Afganistan. Kandahar dialect (Penzl 1955).
Sources: Penzl 1955 Grjunberg, A.L. 1987. Ocherk Grammatiki Afganskogo Jazyka (Pashto). Nauka, Leningrad. Penzl, H. 1955. A Grammar of Pashto, a Descriptive Study of the Dialect of Kandahar Afghanistan. American Council of Learned Societies, Washington, D.C. Shafeev, D.A. 1964. A Short Grammatical Outline of Pashto (translated and edited by H.H. Paper). Indiana University, Bloomington.