French tongue twisters (Virelangues)

Les chaussettes de l'archi-duchesse sont-elles sèches, archi-sèches ?
Are the archduchess' socks dry, very dry?

Un chasseur sachant chasser sait chasser sans son chien.
A hunter who knows how to hunt knows how to hunt without his dog.

Si six scies scient six-cent-six scies, ces six-cent-six scies seront sciées.
If six saws saw six hundred six saws, those six hundred six saws will be sawed.

Rose Sélavy et moi esquivons les ecchymoses des Esquimaux aux mots exquis.
Rose Sélavy and I dodge the bruises of the eskimos who use exquisite words
- (Marcel Duchamp)

Trois gros crapauds dans trois gros trous creux.
Three fat toads in three fat (or big) hollow holes.

Un chasseur sachant chasser sans son chien de chasse, est un bon chasseur.
A hunter who can hunt without his hunting dog, is a good hunter.

À qui sont ces six saucissons-çi, Monsieur Sans-Soucis ?
Who do these six sausages belong to, Mr. No-Worries?

Je veux et j'éxige ; j'éxige et je veux.
I want and I demand. I demand and I want.

Papier, panier, piano.
Paper, basket, piano.

Je cherche Serge.
I am looking for Serge.

Trente-trois gros crapauds gris dans trente-trois gros trous creux.
33 fat grey toads in 33 big hollows.

Gros gras grand grain d'orge, tout gros-gras-grand-grain-d'orgerisé, quand te dé-gros-gras-grand-grain-d'orgeriseras-tu? Je me dé-gros-gras-grand-grain-d'orgeriserai quand tous les gros gras grands grains d'orge se seront dé-gros-gras-grand-grain-d'orgerisés.
Big fat barley grain, all big fat tall barley grain that you are, when will you un-big fat tall barley grain yourself? I shall un-big fat tall barley grain myself when all of the other big fat tall barley grains have un-big fat tall barley grain themselves.

Truite cuite, truite crue.
Cooked trout, raw trout.


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