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Loglan or Lojban Tongue Twisters

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

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le crisa srasu cu rirci crino

by Michael Helsem


mi na djuno le du'u klama fa makau la makaus. makau makau makau


la bab. zbasu loi bakyzbabu loi bakygrasu

by Pierre Abbat


tisna fala tsani le cnita tsina lo tinci tinsa


lo'u lu le la li'u le'u

from a Logban mailing list


cire cilce carce jarco ce'e reci cilce carce cu jarco
.i cire cilce carce jarco cu jarco reci cilce carce
.ije'i reci cilce carce cu se jarco cire cilce carce jarco


la santas cu santa'a santa

Rough Translations

  1. up The summer grass is unusually green.
  2. up I don't know who came to Macao, nor whence, which way or by which means.
  3. up Bob makes cow-soap out of cow-grease.
  4. up Sky fills the under-stage with tin stiff-stuff.
  5. up It is "le la". Two articles (Lojban has a separate article for proper names) quoted twice. Lojban distinguishes whether the string being quoted is grammatically complete.
  6. up Thirty-two wild cart showers show twenty-three wild carts. Do thirty-two wild cart showers each show twenty-three wild carts, or are twenty-three wild carts each shown by thirty-two wild cart showers?
  7. up Santa is a Spanish-speaking umbrella


Pierre Abbat, Michael Helsem, Arnt Richard Johansen, Philip Newton, Michael Turniansky


Ethnologue, Languages of the World: Lojban

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Compilation © 1996-2018 by Mr.Twister was last updated on 2018-06-15.