Native Phonetic Inventory: afrikaans

These are the sounds found in most native afrikaans dialects: There are also sounds not on the chart, shown below.

other sounds: w/, /v/, /z/ in loan words; postalveolar affricate in loan words; close-mid front vowels and open back unrounded vowel are always long; long counterparts of all vowels except schwa and open front vowel; nasalized vowels in certain positions.

Adapted from: Burgers, M., (1967)