Native Phonetic Inventory: estonian

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

other sounds: long and short diphthongs. [f] and voiceless alveopalatal fricatives appear in words of foreign origin. [t], [s], [n], [l], and (individually) [r] are palatalized. consonants have three distinctive degrees of length: short, long, and overlong, except for [v] and [j], which have only the short and overlong degrees..

Adapted from: Oinas, F. (1975)