This article is about the phonology and phonetics of the Kyrgyz language.
* Notes on vowel quality:
* Kyrgyz vowel space is different in affixes and stems. describes the former as more typical and more condensed.
* All rounded vowels are more back than their unrounded counterparts.
* In stem vowel space, the main difference between and is that the latter is more back. In affix vowel space, they can have the same backness, and differ by height.
* appears only in borrowings from Persian or when followed by a front vowel later in the word (regressive assimilation), e.g. 'sloping' instead of . This vowel is excluded from normal vowel harmony rules. Note that in most dialects, its status as a vowel distinct from is questionable.
* are sometimes transcribed .〔For example by 〕
* The sequence of any vowel and the consonant is pronounced as a long vowel with falling pitch.
* In colloquial speech, word-final vowels are dropped when the next word begins with a vowel.
抄文引用元・出典: フリー百科事典『 ウィキペディア（Wikipedia）』