Koreanclass101.com

Learn Hebrew online

Talk In Arabic

Welsh tongue twisters (Clymau tafod)

Oer yw eira ar Eryri.
Cold is the snow on Snowdon.

Caseg winau, coesau gwynion,
Croenen denau, carnau duon;
Carnau duon, croenen denau,
Coesau gwynion caseg winau.

Bay mare, white legs,
Scraggy skin, black hooves;
Black hooves, scraggy skin,
White legs, bay mare.

Chwaraeasoch chwe chŵn chwaraegar chwe chwibanau chwedlonol i chdi.
Six playful dogs played six fabulous whistles to you.

Magwyd Magi Madog mewn ffedog ond methwyd magu mab Magi Madog yn yr un ffedog ag y magwyd Magi Madog.
Magi Madog was brought up in an apron, but Magi Madog's son could not be brought up in the same apron in which Magi Madog was brought up.

Tarw corniog, torri cyrnau,
Heglau baglog, higlau byglau;
Higlau byglau, heglau baglog,
Torri cyrnau tarw corniog.

Ydy dy dei du di yn dy dŷ du di neu ydy dy dad di yn dy dŷ du di?
Is you black tie in your black house or is your dad in your black house?

Ydy'ch tei du chi yn eich tŷ du chi neu ydy'ch tad chi yn eich tŷ du chi?
A formal/plural version of the above

Rowliodd lori Lowri lawr y lôn.
Lowri's lorry rolled down the lane.

O’i wiw ŵy i wau e â; - o’i ieuau
Ei weau a wea;
E wywa ei we aea,
A’i weau yw ieuau iâ.

Mae Llewellyn y llyfrgellydd o Lanelli wedi llyfu llawer o lyfaint.
Llewellyn, the librarian from Llanelli, licked many toads.

Llawr ar lawr y cawr enfawr mae llawer o lewod lliwiog yn llyfu llaw Gwawr nawr.
Down on the giant giant's floor many colourful lions are licking Gwawr's hand now.

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
/ɬan.vaɪr.pʊɬ.gʊən.gəɬ.gɔ.gɛ.rɨx.ʊɨrn.drɔb.ʊɬ.ant.ə.si.li.ɔ.gɔ.gɔ.gɔx/

[top]

People who have contributed to this section

If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.

Information about Welsh | Phrases | Numbers | Family words | Terms of endearment | Colours | Time | Weather | Idioms | Tongue twisters | Comparison of Celtic languages | Celtic cognates | Songs | Tower of Babel | Braille for Welsh | My podcast about Welsh | Links | Learning materials

Links

Tongue twisters in Welsh
https://museum.wales/blog/2015-10-15/Ymarfer-y-Tafod/
http://www.uebersetzung.at/twister/cy.htm
http://www.dailytonguetwisters.com/tongue-twisters-all-languages/welsh-tongue-twisters/

Tongue twisters in other languages

Multilingual pages

Phrases | Numbers | Numerals | Colours | Telling the time | Weather words | Family words | Terms of endearment | Language names | Country names | Idioms | Proverbs | Tongue twisters | Signs | Compass directions | UDHR | Tower of Babel | Songs | Omniglot | Seven dwarfs | Zodiac signs | Computer parts | Compass directions | Animal sounds


If you need to type in many different languages, the Q International Keyboard can help. It enables you to type almost any language that uses the Latin, Cyrillic or Greek alphabets, and is free.

If you like this site and find it useful, you can support it by making a donation via PayPal or Patreon, or by contributing in other ways. Omniglot is how I make my living.

Note: all links on this site to Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.fr are affiliate links. This means I earn a commission if you click on any of them and buy something. So by clicking on these links you can help to support this site.