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Occitan or Gascon Tongue Twisters

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

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Se plau, plau plan pauc.

from the Gascogne, France


Tap tarat taparà, tap pas tarat taparà pas.

from the Gascogne, France


Tretze jutges assemblats qu'an minjat lo hitge d'un penjat.

from the Gascogne, France

Rough Translations

  1. up If it rains, it rains little. French: S'il pleut, il pleut peu.
  2. up A plug/cork with agood waist will plug/fit, a plug/cork with a bad waist will not plug/fit. French: Bouchon de bonne taille bouchera, bouchon de mauvaise taille ne bouchera pas.
  3. up Thirteen assembled judges ate the liver of a hanged man. French: Treize juges assemblés ont mangé le foie d'un pendu.


Joan-Miquèu Espinasse


Ethnologue, Languages of the World: Occitan (post 1500)

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