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Tamil Tongue Twisters

1st International Collection of Tongue Twisters
www.uebersetzung.at/twister/ta.htm © 1996-2013 by Mr.Twister

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1

Pachai Kulanthai Vazhai pazhathirkaga vizhundhu vivizhundhu azhuthathu.

2

Kokku netta kokku,
netta kokku itta mutta katta mutta.

3

Odara nariyila oru nari kizha nari
kizhanari mudugula oru pidi nira mayir.

4

Paithiyackaara aaspathiriyilE paithiyangaLucku vaithiyam
Paarckira vaithiyarucku paithiyam pidiththaal endha
Paithiyackaara aaspathiriyil paithiyangaLucku vaithiyam
Paarckira vaithiyar vandhu andha paithiyatthucku vaithiyam paarppaar?

5

Vazhai pazham vazhukki kizhavi oruthi vazhiyil nazhuvi vizhundhal.

6

Kumbakonathil kurangugal kuchiyal kuthiyathal kurangugal kulathil kubirena kuthithu kumalmittana.

7

Kizhatu kizhavan vyazhakizhamai vaazhai pazhathil vazhuki vizhunthan.

8

Kadalorathil Alai uruluthu piraluthu thaththalikuthu talam poduthu

9

yaar thechaa sattai
thaatha thecha sattai

10

Blue lorry uruluthu piraluthu.

11

kaka kakaka nu kathranala kaka nu peru vandatha?
kaka nu peru vandanala kaka kakaka nu kathutha?

12

Kuzhai-kuzhaiyai Vaazhaip-palam, Mazhaiyil Azhukhi Kuzhu-kuzhuthhu Keezhay Vizhundhathu.

13

Thottamaam Thottam, Pappaali Thottam. Paduthha Paayai Suruttikondu Eduthhaandi Ottam.

14

Kundooril kudiyirukkum Kuppusamiyin Kumaran Kuppan, Kulathhil Kulithhuk-kondirukkum Kuthirayin Kundiyai Kuchhiyaal Kuthhinaan. Kuthirai Kuthiyo Kuthiyendru Kuthithathu.

15

AVAL AVILANDHAL IVAL AVILALAPPAL
IVAL AVILANDHAL AVAL AVILALAPPAL
AVALUM IVULUM AVIL ALAKKAVITTAL
EVAL AVILALPPAL

Rough Translations

  1. up Small Baby Cried asking for Banana
  2. up Crane, is a tall crane. The egg hatched by the tall crane is hard.
  3. up A fox that is running, is an old fox; old fox's back has a tuft of grey hair.
  4. up If a doctor at a lunatic asylum goes lunatic, which doctor working at which lunatic asylum would come and treat the lunatic?
  5. up Banana's made a grandma slip on the way
  6. up At Kumbakonam monkeys were pricked by stick so the monkeys jumped into the pond and rejoiced.
  7. up Old man slipped on a banana and fell on Thursday.
  8. up By the seaside the wave is rolling, turning over, struggling, making music.
  9. up Who stitched the shirt. Grandfather stitched the shirt.
  10. up Blue lorry is tumbling down.
  11. up Did Kaka [Tamil for crow] get its name as "Kaka" because it cries kaka? or does it cry kaka because it has the name Kaka?
  12. up Many bunches of ripened banana rot in the rain and fall to the ground.
  13. up In a huge papaya plantation, a fella rolled up his sleeping mat and took off running.
  14. up Kumaran, the son of Kuppusamy who lives in Kundur, poked the backside of a horse that was bathing in a pool. The horse could not stop jumping.
  15. up If that lady measures the riceflakes, this lady will measure rice flakes. If this lady measures rice flakes,that lady will measure rice flakes. If that lady and this lady do not measure rice flakes, which lady will measure rice flakes?

Thanks

T. Anandhan, Swami Chandrasekaran, Vanitha Ganesan, Lalitha Kalimuthu, Rahini Kandan, Joy Kulangara, Hariram Mishra, Devendran Rajesh, Sai Venkatesh Ramdass, Pannir Santiago, Kalyani Gurumani Subramanyan, Ramanathan Suryanarayanan, A. Swathika, P. Vivekananda Shanmuganathan

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