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Uki Uki NihonGO + Culture! – Lesson 26 – Tongue Twisters

July 9, 2015
Uki Uki NihonGO + Culture! – Lesson 26 – Tongue Twisters

Welcome to Uki Uki NihonGO! + Culture.

Have you ever tried a Japanese tongue twister? If not, give these a try!

1. 黄パジャマ茶パジャマ縞パジャマ
Ki-pajama cha-pajama shima-pajama
(Yellow pajamas, brown pajamas, striped pajamas)

2. 坊主が屏風に上手に坊主の絵を書いた
Bouzu ga byoubu ni jouzuni bouzu no e o kaita.
(The monk skillfully drew a picture of a monk on a Japanese screen.)

3. 東京特許許可局局長
Toukyou tokkyo kyokakyoku kyokuchou
(Tokyo patent authorization office chief)

BONUS!

青巻き紙赤巻き紙黄巻き紙
Ao-makigami aka-makigami ki-makigami
(Blue rolled paper, red rolled paper, yellow rolled paper)

隣の客はよく柿食う客だ
Tonari no kyaku wa yoku kaki kuu kyakuda.
(The customer next to me eats persimmons all the time.)

竹屋の竹垣に竹立てかけたのは竹立てかけたかったから竹立てかけた
Takeya no takegaki ni take tatekaketa nowa take tatekaketakatta kara take tatekaketa.
(I leaned the bamboo on the bamboo grove because I wanted to lean the bamboo on the bamboo grove.)

Hope you’ll enjoy taking on the tongue twister challenge!
Please leave us comments below.

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Music by: Soichiro Migita 

  • July 9, 2015 – July 9, 2015