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Uki Uki NihonGO + Culture! - Lesson 26 - Tongue Twisters

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Have you ever tried a Japanese tongue twister? If not, give these a try!

1. Ki-pajama cha-pajama shima-pajama
(Yellow pajamas, brown pajamas, striped pajamas)

2. Bouzu ga byoubu ni jouzuni bouzu no e o kaita.
(The monk skillfully drew a picture of a monk on a Japanese screen.)

3. Toukyou tokkyo kyokakyoku kyokuchou
(Tokyo patent authorization office chief)

BONUS!

Ao-makigami aka-makigami ki-makigami
(Blue rolled paper, red rolled paper, yellow rolled paper)

Tonari no kyaku wa yoku kaki kuu kyakuda.
(The customer next to me eats persimmons all the time.)

Takeya no takegaki ni take tatekaketa nowa take tatekaketakatta kara take tatekaketa.
(I leaned the bamboo on the bamboo grove because I wanted to lean the bamboo on the bamboo grove.)

Hope you’ll enjoy taking on the tongue twister challenge!
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