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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                     k ɡ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m                         ŋ    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              *r            
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Fricative
    f v     s   ʃ                           h  
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j                    
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
                         
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Selected languages: Finnish
UPSID number: 2153
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Ural-Altaic, Finno-Ugric, Finnic
The languages has 25 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments:
Sources: Austerlitz, R. 1967. The distributional identification of Finnish morphophonemes. Language 43: 20-33. Hammarberg, R. 1974. Another look at Finnish Consonant gradation. Soviet-Finno Ugric 10: 171-178. Harms, R.T. 1964. Finnish Structural Sketch (Indiana University Publications, Uralic and Altaic Series 42). Indiana University, Bloomington. Harms, R.T. 1966. Review of: Proto-Finnic Final consonants, by Itkonen, T. Language 42/4: 825-831. Lehtinen, M. 1964. Basic Course in Finnish. Indiana University, Bloomington.