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Malay Tongue-Twisters

  • Kakakku kata kuku kaki kiriku kaku; kukikis-kikis kuku kaki kiriku.
    My sister says my left toenail is numb; I scrape my left toenail.

    Rather nonsensical, but the fun lies in trying to pronounce the words without faltering. Even the most proficient native speakers of Malay stumble after only two or three attempts.