Native Phonetic Inventory: nepali

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

other sounds: labio-velar central approximant [w]; aspirated counterparts to all stops; retroflex flap as an allophone of retroflex /d/; nasalized counterparts to all vowels except /o/.

Adapted from: Acharya, J. (1991); Turnbull, A. (1982).