Native Phonetic Inventory: somali

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

other sounds: labio-velar central approximant [w]; voiceless dental and velar aspirated stops; voiced retroflex stop is laryngealized; long forms of all voiced stops, long /n/ and /l/; long vowels.

Adapted from: Maddieson, I. (1984).