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Panjabi or Punjabi Tongue Twisters

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

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Dubba Tuppu Khal Tappe
Tup Dubbe Tuppuah.


Kacha papar pucca papar


Davinder di dadi de do dand dukhde, dilli de dukandar davinder di dadi de dandan di davai de dinde.


Dil dikhda dukhre na sunda na sunanda
sunde sunde dukhre dil dukhda no dukhanda


Chachi nay chacha ko chandi kay chumuch say chutni chuttai.


Khare kharhote chup chupite
kharka karke kharhawan pake
khar khar karke khabar sunave
sun suna subnu chup ho jave


Mera nam tera nam aur tera nam mera nam.


Kutio kutio kutay karday. Kaoon kaon kay kion. Kadee kadee kaon kaon karkay kurian kolon khay kahy langday.

Rough Translations

  1. up A box jumps over a ditch Box! Jump over a ditch!
  2. up Raw papadam (flat crispy bread), baked papadam (flat crispy bread)
  3. up Davinder's grandmother's two teeth hurt, the salesmen of Delhi gave the medicine for Davinder's grandmother's teeth.
  4. up When your heart hurts, it does not feel like telling its agony to anyone, nor is it willing to listen anyone. On the other hand when your heart is listening to someone's agony, it does not feel bad, nor does it cause pain to anyone.
  5. up My aunt offered my uncle some pickle in a silver spoon.
  6. up While standing quietly, he puts on his wooden sandals with a rattle and then tells the news with the tap of his shoes. After telling it to all, he becomes quiet.
  7. up My name is your name and your name is my name.
  8. up Dogs make a noise. Why do they howl? Seldom do they make noise disturbing the gulls.


Nikki Aluhwalia, Arham Jafri, Ghulam Murtaza, Shaunvir Sidhu, Gurupdesh Singh, Preeti Siyan


Ethnologue, Languages of the World: Panjabi

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