Native Phonetic Inventory: irish

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

other sounds: voiced bilabial fricative and palatal approximant are palatalized; all other bilabial sounds are either palatalized or labialized; voiceless stops are aspirated; there is a dental velarized lateral approximant; alveolar nasal /n/ is either palatalized or labialized, and has voiced and voiceless counterparts; alveolar flap and lateral approximant have palatalized and non-palatalized counterparts, each of which has voiced and voiceless counterparts; velar stops and nasals have palatalized and non-palatalized counterparts; some vowels are long; all vowels have nasalized counterparts .

Adapted from: Maddieson, I. (1984)