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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    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m       n̪ʲ                        
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
          r̪ʲ                
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
    f v         ʃˠ ʒˠ         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
            ts                    
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Russian
UPSID number: 2008
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Indo-European, Slavic
The languages has 38 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Russian is spoken in the USSR.
Sources: Halle, M. 1959. The Sound Pattern of Russian. Mouton, The Hague. Jones, D. and Ward, D. 1969. The Phonetics of Russian. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.