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Emilian and Romagnol Tongue Twisters

1st International Collection of Tongue Twisters © 1996-2018 by Mr.Twister

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Tongue Twisters in Dialects and Related Languages

Bolognese | Dialetto piacentino | Mantovano



T'hai tot un téint in ton tách
T'hai un tách tot unt.

Bolognese dialect


Té t at î tótta ténta e t at î tótt'ónta int un tâc.

Bolognese from Bologna


Ch'âs léssi ch'l à cl óss!

Bolognese from Bologna


Mo che bî cavî ch'avî! Vlîv ch'a v i chèva vî, chi bî cavî ch'avî?

Bolognese from Bologna

Dialetto piacentino


Guèrda c'la vacca là c'la và in c'la ca' là.

dialect of Piacenza, Emilia



Li galini li gà ligà li gambi.

dialect of Southern Mantova and Northern Reggio Emilia

Rough Translations

  1. up You have paint in your sole. You have your sole all stained.
  2. up Italian: Tu ti sei tutta tinta e ti sei tutta unta in un tacco.
  3. up Italian: Che assi liscie che ha quell'uscio!
  4. up Italian: Ma che bei capelli che avete! Volete che ve li tolga, quei bei capelli che avete?
  5. up Look at that cow that's going in that house.
  6. up The hens have tied up legs.


Antonio Montessori, David Rocco, Roberto Serra


Ethnologue, Languages of the World: Emilian | Romagnol

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