Native Phonetic Inventory: pashto

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

other sounds: labio-velar approximant [w]; 6 diphthongs; in borrowed words: voiceless uvular stop, [f], pharyngeal fricatives, retroflex fricatives, and voiced alveopalatal fricative..

Adapted from: Chavarria-Aguilar, O., (1962); Tegey, H., and Robson, B., (1996)