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List of tongue-twisters
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List of tongue-twisters

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1 List of tongue-twisters in English
2 Tongue twisters in languages other than English
3 External links

List of tongue-twisters in English

Or, Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers where's the peck of pickled peppers Piper Piper picked? or: Betty bought a bit of butter, but the bit of butter Betty bought was bitter, so Betty bought a better bit of butter than the bit of butter Betty bought before.

Tongue twisters in languages other than English

Albanian

Bulgarian

Catalan

Chinese (Cantonese)

(known as 急口令)

Chinese (Mandarin)

(known as 繞口令) The following is a famous tongue twister written by
Yuen Ren Chao. It is a short story written exclusively with various tones of one syllable (shi), and composed in the literary Chinese style.

石室詩士施氏,嗜獅,誓食十獅。氏時時適市視獅。十時,適十獅適市。是時,適施氏適是市。氏視十獅,恃矢勢,使是十獅逝世。氏拾是十獅屍,適石室。食時,始識十獅實十石獅屍。試釋是事。

Sh sh shī sh shī sh, sh shī, sh sh sh shī. Sh sh sh sh sh sh shī. Sh sh, sh sh shī sh sh. Sh sh, sh shī sh sh sh. Sh sh sh sh shī, sh shǐ sh, shǐ sh sh shī sh sh. Sh sh sh sh shī shī, sh sh sh. Sh sh shī, sh shǐ sh sh sh sh. Sh sh sh, sh shǐ sh sh sh shī shī. Sh sh, shǐ sh sh sh shī shī, sh sh sh shī shī. Sh sh sh sh.

This phrase can be used to tell if someone is drunk or not:

Shuiu2 shi2 shuiu shi
(Forty-four dead stone lions)

Czech

Dutch

Esperanto

Estonian

Finnish

French

German

Greek

Hebrew

Hungarian

Korean

Latin

Marathi

Norwegian

Polish

Portuguese

Russian

Spanish

Swedish

Serbian

Xhosa

External links