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Scottish Gaelic Tongue Twisters

1st International Collection of Tongue Twisters
www.uebersetzung.at/twister/gd.htm © 1996-2015 by Mr.Twister

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1

Balach beag bìodach a' bocadaich air bàrr baraille.

2

Cha robh laogh ruadh riamh luath, is cha robh laogh luath riamh reamhar.

3

Mar chù ag ol eanbhruich, tha ainmean Chloinn 'Ill Eathain: (fon anail) Eachann, Lachann, Lachann, Eachann, Eachann, Lachann, Teàrlach. Eachann, Lachann, Lachann, Eachann, Eachann, Lachann, Teàrlach.

4

Lìon làn rionnach 's ròn làn leanna.

5

Thuit putan peitein beag à pòcaid Peigi.

6

Mas i d' àth-s' i, bàth i; bàthaidh mis' i mas i m' àth-s' i.

Rough Translations

  1. up A tiny wee boy jumping about on top of a barrel.
  2. up A red calf was never fast, and a fast calf was never fat.
  3. up The traditional names of the clan MacLean are like a dog slurping soup: (said under breath) Hector, Lachlann, Lachlann, Hector, Hector, Lachlann, Charles. Hector, Lachlann, Lachlann, Hector, Hector, Lachlann, Charles.
  4. up A net full of mackerel and a seal full of beer.
  5. up A small waistcoat button fell out of Peggy's pocket.
  6. up If it's your kiln, extinguish it; I'll extinguish it if it's my kiln.

Thanks

Douglas Beck, Thomas Leigh

Links

Ethnologue, Languages of the World: Scottish Gaelic


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