Native Phonetic Inventory: cantonese

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

other sounds: voiceless labio-velar stop; a labio-velar central approximant [w]; aspirated stops and affricates; eleven diphthongs; six contrastive tones.

Adapted from: Handbook of the International Phonetic Association (1999)