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Kurdish Tongue Twisters

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

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Çume çemmî Çeqan, Çeqel çeltûkî eteqan.


kaka kaka! gakey kaka, kay gakey kakey xward !


basher bashow basherbet shar akat


basher basharaf, bet besharaf nabet, ba show ba shwshey sharbati shkaw shar nakat!

Rough Translations

  1. up As I came to the Cheqan River, the jackal was cleaving ears of wheat. German: Wie ich zum Fluss Cheqan ging, da spaltete ein Schakal Weizenähren.
  2. up Brother, brother! The cow of my brother ate your cow's hay!
  3. up People at night fight with liquor
  4. up If a person is neat, not rude, then at night they won't fight with broken liquor bottles!


Nuri Al-Nakib, Ali Hanaw


Ethnologue, Languages of the World: Kurdish

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