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Three NEW Tongue-Twisters from Loone Ots

  • Väheru käharatuharalised kährikkoerad.
    Curly-bottomed raccoon dogs from Väheru (a village).
  • Säh söö sa see soe seasaba selle sooja sousti seest!
    Take and eat this warm pig tail from this warm sauce!
  • Karl krapsas Klaaralt koralli, aga Klaara Karlilt klarneti.
    Carl snatched a coral from Clara but Clara snatched a clarinet from Carl
    (Thank you, Loone)
  • "Kuule, August! Käes on august! Aeg on välja tulla august!" hüüdis August teisest august.
    "Hey, August! It's August! It's time to come out from the hole," shouted (another) August from another hole. (Thank you, Ene)
  • King Kong mängis Hongkongis vangikongis kingadega pingpongi.
    King Kong played pingpong with shoes in a jail in Hongkong. (Thank you, Ene)
  • Jaak Jõerüüdi suveööunenägu Vääna-Jõesuus
    Summer night dream of Jaak Jõerüüt (one of Estonia's former ministers)
  • Pagari piparkook (repeated).
    Baker's ginger biscuit
  • Musta lehma saba valge lehma taga, valge lehma saba musta lehma taga (repeated).
    Black cow's tail behind a white cow, white cow's tail behind a black cow.
  • Kabli klubi (repeated)
    Kabli's club
  • Asjaajaja, majarajaja ja jaamaülem (repeated, sobriety test)
    Procurator, house builder and stationmaster
  • Kummikutes kummitus kummitas kummutis (repeated, sobriety test)
    A ghost with rubberboots haunted in the chest of drawers
  • Jüriöö ülestõus (jokingly used to determine if a non-native speaker has mastered the difficult accented vowels)
    The Jüriöö uprising: on the night of April 23, 1343 peasants in Northern Estonia rebelled against their Danish overlords and forced most of them out of the country.
  • Õunapuu õitseaeg on Jüriöö ülestõusust jõululaupäevani
    Blossom-time of an apple-tree is from the Jüriöö uprising until the Christmas Eve.
  • Kuulilennuteetunneliluuk
    The hatch of the tunnel of ballistic trajectory
    (This word also is a palindrome.)
  • Õueaiaäär
    Edge of a yard fence
  • Jäääär
    Edge of ice
  • Südaööelu
    Midnight life
  • Ööbik nöögib (repeated)
    A nightingale is mocking