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Icelandic Tongue Twisters
tungubrjótar

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

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1

Það fer nú að verða verra ferðaveðrið

2

Ég kom við hjá Nirði niðri í noðrfirði nyrðri.

3

Hnoðri í norðri verður að veðri þótt síðar verði.

4

Stebbi stóð á ströndum,
var að troða strý.
Strý var ekki troðið,
nema Stebbi træði strý.
Ein treður Stebbi strý.
Tví treður Stebbi strý.

5

Þríbrotin blýkringla.

6

Ljúktu upp lúgunni, ljúfurinn.

7

Stuttur steyttur fluttur fleittr
fljótt er breyttur skjótt hér threyttr
tháttur skreyttur háttur hreyttr
hætti neyttur mætti reyttr.

Icelandic dyrleik

8

Frank Zappa i svampfrakka.

9

Syðri garðurinn er síðri en sá nyrðri.

10

Grillið glamraði

11

Áki á Á á á á Á.

12

Rómversku riddari réðist inn í Rómaborg. Rændi þar og ruplaði, rabbabara og rófum. Hvað eru mörg R í því?

13

Barbara Ara bar Ara araba bara rabbarbara.

Rough Translations

  1. up It is getting worse, the travelling weather
  2. up I dropped in at Njordurs place in the north of Nordfjord.
  3. up A small cloud in the north becomes (bad) weather sooner or later.
  4. up Stebbi stood on a beach, was stuffing straw. Couldn't stuff the straw, unless Stebbi stuffed the straw. One Stebbi stuffed the straw. Two Stebbi stuffed the straw.
  5. up Discus in three pieces.
  6. up Open the hatch, dear.
  7. up Frank Zappa in a sponge-coat.
  8. up The south garden is worse than the north one.
  9. up the grill rattled
  10. up Áki on Á has an ewe on Á.
  11. up (A) Roman knight attacked Rome. He robbed and rumbled in the gardens of Rome. How many R are there in that?
  12. up Barbara Ara (Barbara, the daughter of Ari) brought Ara the arab only a "rabbarbara".

Þakka þér fyrir

Stefan Andresson, Elísabet Arnardóttir, Inga Berglind, Adry Clark, María Edwardsdóttir, Birna Gudmundsdottir, Elin Gunnlaugsdottir, Janne Hallqvist, Sólrún Ásta Haraldsdóttir, Hörður Smári Jóhannesson, Elmar Freyr Kristþórsson, Hartmut Lüddens, Liam Rafferty, Fridrik Thorvaldsson, Hoskuldur Thrainsson, Alfheidur Vidarsdottir

Links

Ethnologue, Languages of the World: Icelandic


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