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Use base consonants only
Labial
Coronal
Dorsal
Radical
Laryngeal
Bilabial
Labio-dental
Dental
Alveolar
Palato-alveolar
Retroflex
Palatal
Velar
Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epi-glottal
Glottal
Plosive
  b             d                 ɡ     ɢ  
 
 
 
 
ʔ  
 
Affricates
                                   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nasal
  m             n                      
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trill
              r              
 
 
   
 
 
   
 
 
Tap, Flap
                                               
Lateral flap
 
 
 
 
                   
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fricative
    f   v       s   z   ʃ   ʒ               χ             h    
Lateral fricative
 
 
 
 
                           
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approximant
                          j     w                  
Lateral approximant
 
 
 
 
      l                      
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
 
Front
Near-front
Central
Near-back
Back
 
Close
Near-close
Close-mid
Mid
Open-mid
Near-open
Open
Use base consonants only

      CC, onset

      CC, onset (ordered by sonority)

      CC, coda

      CC, coda (ordered by sonority)

      CCC, onset

      CCC, onset (ordered by sonority)

      CCC, coda

      CCC, coda (ordered by sonority)

      CCCC, onset

      CCCC, onset (ordered by sonority)

      CCCC, coda

      CCCC, coda (ordered by sonority)

      CCCCC, onset

      CCCCC, onset (ordered by sonority)

      CCCCC, coda

      CCCCC, coda (ordered by sonority)

Selected languages: Farsi
UPSID number: 2013
Alternate name(s): N/A
Classification: Indo-European, Iranian
The languages has 32 segments
Frequency index: N/A
Sounds:
Comments: Farsi is spoken primarily in Iran. In general Farsi is described as not having diphthongs, but rather vowel + glide /ej/, ow/. Here the two are included as diphthongs.
Sources: Obolensky, S., Panah, K.Y., and Nouri, F.K. 1963. Persian Basic Course. Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington D.C.