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Letzeburgesch or Luxembourgish Tongue Twisters

1st International Collection of Tongue Twisters © 1996-2015 by Mr.Twister

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Wann aeren Decken eisen Decken nach eng Keier Decke vernennt, vernennt eisen Decken aeren decken esou laang Decke bis aeren Decken eisen Decken net mei decke vernennt.


Hengen hiren Haari heet Houltz
hannert hierem hei'gen Haus.
Hien hei'ert honnert hongrech
Holzemer Houe'sen houschten.


Lit elo déi Lut elei? Jo, déi Lut elei, déi lit elo.


Liicht di Lucht elo, jo di Lucht di liicht elo.

Rough Translations

  1. up If your fat man calls our fat man "fat man" one more time, then our fat man will call your fat man "fat man" until your fat man doesn't call our fat man "fat man" any more. German: Wenn euer Dicker unseren Dicken noch einmal dick nennt, wird unser Dicker eueren Dicken so lange dick nennen, bis euer Dicker unsren Dicken nicht mehr dick nennt.
  2. up Henry from the Hengen-House is chopping wood behind this high (big) house. He hears a hundred hungry rabbits from Holzem (village near-by) coughing.German: Henri Hengen hackt Holz hinter seinem hohen Haus. Er hört hundert hungrige Hasen aus Holzem husten.
  3. up Does this lamp light up now? Yes, this lamp lights up now.
  4. up Is this light switched on, yes this light is switched on.


Pol Dax, Pierre Funck, Tom Grethen, Jos Muller, Scott Vikre, Tom Weis


Ethnologue, Languages of the World: Luxembourgish

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