Estonian 101

like ts in hats

silent at the beginning of a word; before a vowel like English h; before a consonant harshly pronounced guttural h    
like y in yes

like k in kitchen

trilled, like Spanish rr

like s in soap
like sh in shoe
like s in measure

like v in very

like x in excite
b d f g k l m n p t v y z 
pronounced as in English

Consonants can appear doubled, such as kk, pp, tt, etc., and are pronounced by inserting a glottal stop or prolonging the duration of the consonant.

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