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Malay Tongue Twisters

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

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1

Buaya biawak, buaya biawak, buaya biawak, ...

2

Pokok Kopi, Pokok Kopi, Pokok Kopi, ...

3

Cuka, kicap, cuka, kicap, cuka, kicap, ...

4

Lori, lori, lori, lori, ...

5

Kambing kerbau, kambing kerbau, kambing kerbau, ...

6

Lori lalu lalang layu.

7

Kakak ku kata, kuku kaki ku kotor. Ku kikis kuku kotor kaki ku.

8

Ular lari lurus, ular lari lurus, ...

9

Babu bebal bubuh bubur bibir baba

10

Tekukur ketitir, tekukur ketitir, tekukur ketitir ...

11

Buaya buaian biawak, buaya buaian biawak, ...

12

Bila Billy balek ka Bali Billy boleh beli bola-bola.

13

Tujuh puluh tujuh buluh luruh

Rough Translations

  1. up Crocodile lizard, crocodile lizard, crocodile lizard, ...
  2. up Coffee tree, coffee tree, coffee tree (repeat many times)
  3. up Cuka (Vinegar), kicap (soy sauce), ...
  4. up Lorry, lorry, lorry, ... (Truck in American English)
  5. up Goat buffalo, goat buffalo, goat buffalo, ...
  6. up The lallang whithers when the lorry passes by.
  7. up My sister said, my toenails are dirty. Then I shaped my dirty toenails.
  8. up The snake runs straight. The snake runs straight. ...
  9. up Babu (the idiot) puts the porridge unto the Baba's lips.
  10. up cuckoo-dove turtle-dove, cuckoo dove turtle-dove, cuckoo-dove turtle-dove ...
  11. up Crocodile cradle/swing lizard, crocodile cradle/swing lizard, ...
  12. up When Billy returns from Bali, Billy can buy (some) balls.
  13. up seventy-seven bamboos fall

Thanks

Nor Azham Abdullah, Rainy Ahmad, Hue Ayala, Dzulbokhari Dzulkifli, Mohd Khairul Hakimin, Abdul Kader Abdullah, Shane Lumau, Jamal Mohamad Equash, Nurain Mohd Samsudin, Johnson Ng, Jonah Poliarco, Zaki Rafael, Ali Baizuri Razali, Edi Syaifuddin, Sharifah Madznah Syed Mohamed

Links

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