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Thai Tongue Twisters

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

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กล้วยตานีปลายหวีเหี่ยว หิ้วหวีไป หิ้วหวีมา เหลือหวีเดียว

Gluai taa nii plaai wii hiao, hiu wii pai hiu wii maa luea wii diao.


ชามเขียวคว่ำเช้า ชามขาวคว่ำค่ำ.

Chaam khiao khwaam chao; chaam khaao khwam kham.



Hen thahaan baeg puen boeg puun bai boog dueg.


ยักษ์ใหญ่ไล่ยักษ์เล็ก  ยักษ์เล็กไล่ยักษ์ใหญ่.

Yak yai lai yak lek; yak lek lai yak yai.


ระนอง ระยอง ยะลา.

Ranong, Rayong, Yala

Ranong, Rayong, Yala.


ปิดประตูโบสถ์ เปิดประตูโบสถ์.

Pid pratuu bood, poed pratuu bood.



Khrai khaai khai gai.


เช้าฟาดผัดฟัก เย็นฟาดฟักผัด.

Chao faad phad fag; yen faad fag phad.


รถยนต์ล้อยาง รถรางล้อเหล็ก

Rot yon lor yaang; rod raang lor leg.


หมู หมึก กุ้ง ... หมู หมึก กุ้ง ... หมู หมึก กุ้ง ...

moo mirk koong ... moo mirk koong ... moo mirk koong ...


กินมันติดเหงือก กินเผือกติดฟัน กินทั้งมันกินทั้งเผือก ติดทั้งเหงือกติดทั้งฟัน

kin-mun-tid-ngeuk kin-peuk-tid-fun kin-tang-mun-kin-tang-peuk tid-tang-ngeuk-tid-tang-fun


ยานัตถุ์หมอชิตแก้หิดแก้ฝี ยานัตถุ์หมอมีแก้ฝีแก้หิด

Ya-nut-mor-chit-gae-hid-gae-fee Ya-nut-mor-mee-gae-fee-gae-hid



ngu kin nuu jon ngu ngong nguai

Rough Translations

  1. up Bunches of (a kind of) bananas with drying tips are carried to and fro for a day; then only one comb is left.
  2. up The green bowl is turned down in the morning; The white bowl is turned down in the evening.
  3. up I saw a soldier carrying a gun took out clay to build a building.
  4. up A big demon chased a small demon; a small demon chased a big demon.
  5. up Names of cities in South Thailand
  6. up Open the chapel's door, closing the chapel's door
  7. up Who sells chicken eggs?
  8. up Morning, eating stir fried cucumber/melon; evening eating fried cucumber/melon.
  9. up Cars have rubber wheels; Trams (trolleys, electric street cars) have iron wheels.
  10. up Pig, squid, shrimp
  11. up Eating yam sticks (it) on your gum, eating taro (it) sticks on your teeth, eating both yam and taro (they) stick on both gum and teeth.
  12. up Docter Chit's drug cures lices and moles. Docter Mee's drug cures moles and lices.
  13. up the snake eats the mouse until the snake is confused


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Ethnologue, Languages of the World: Thai

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