Greek tongue twisters (Γλωσσοδέτες)

Ἄσπρη πέτρα ξέξασπρη κι ἀπ᾿ τὸν ἤλιο ξεξασπρώτερη
(Áspri pétra xéxaspri ke ap ton ílio xexaspróteri)
A white stone, very white, whiter than the sun.

Μιὰ πάπια μὰ ποιά πάπια;
(Miá pápia ma piá pápia)
A duck, but which duck?).

Η αθασιά της Αϊσές αν έχει αθάσια, ας έχει.
(I athasiá tis Aishés an éshei atháshia, as éshei)
/i aθa'ʃa t̪is à.i'ʃɛs an ɛʃi a'θaʃʲa, as ɛʃʲi/
The atheist of Aeses if he has anthrax, let him have.

Καλημέρα καμηλιέρη - Καμηλιέρη καλημέρα (Kaliméra kamiliéri kamiliéri kaliméra) Good morning camel herder, camel herder good morning

Μια τίγρη μα ποια τίγρης - Μια τίγρη με τρία τιγράκια (Miá tíyri ma piá tíyri ‘ miá tíyri me tría tiyrákia) A tiger, but which tiger, a tiger with three tiger cubs

Πέμπτη πέφτει ο πεύκος κάτω! (Pémdi péfti o péfkos káto) On a Thursday the pine tree falls down

Some tongue twisters provided by Danae Florou of Alpha Beta Greek


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