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p b                     k ɡ q ɢ
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m           n               ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
  β f       s z ʃ           x                  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j                    
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      l                    
 
 
 
 
 
 
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            ts                    
 
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Selected languages: Kirghiz
UPSID number: 2162
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Ural-Altaic, Turkic
The languages has 30 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Kirghiz is spoken in Kirghiz ASSR, mountains of southern Soviet middle Asia.
Sources: Herbert, R.J. and Poppe, N. 1963. Kirghiz Manual (Indiana University Publications, Uralic and Altaic Series 33). Indiana University, Bloomington. Junusaliev, B.M. 1966. Kirgizskij Jazyk, in V.V. Vinogradov (ed.), Jazyki Narodov SSSR: Vol 2. Tjurkskie Jazyki. Nauka, Moscow and Leningrad.