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Lombard Tongue Twisters

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

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Ti che te tachet i tac, tacum i tac! Mi che tac i tac, tacà i tac a ti che te tachet i tac? Tàchete ti i to tac!

Lombardo from Milan


Chjarn sechja det cháura cechja.

dialect from Leventina valley (Tessin, Switzerland)


- Ti che të tachët i tacch, tachëm i tacch!
- Mi tacatt i tacch a ti, che të tachët i tacch?
- Táchëti ti i to tacch, ti che të tachët i tacch.

Western Lombard


Hich hach de hoch hech hecacc al hul höl höl è car aca a ca.

dialect of Valcamonica, Brescia, Lombardy - is this correct Lombard spelling?

Rough Translations

  1. up You who fix heels, fix my heels! I, that fix heels, fixing heels for you that fix heels? Fix your heels yourself!
  2. up Dried meat from a spotted goat.
  3. up A short dialogue:
    - You who fasten heels, fasten my heels [for me]!
    - Me? Fasten your heels for you, who fastens heels?
    Fasten your heels yourself, you who fasten heels.
  4. up Five sacks of dry woods dried by sunlight in the attic are valued at home too.


Elisabetta Bosetti, Jørgen Gjòorc Bosoni, Luca Eslebano, Marco Floriani, Stefano Libero, Antonio Montessori


Ethnologue, Languages of the World: Lombard

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