- which is the best language course or software - compare

Learn French with Frantastique

Spanish tongue twisters (trabalenguas)

El cielo está enladrillado. ¿Quién lo desenladrillará?
El desenladrillador que lo desenladrille, ¡buen desenladrillador será!
The sky is full of bricks. Who will put them out now?
The "unbricker" who could put them out, will be such a good "unbricker"!

Hear a recording of this tongue twister

El perro de San Roque no tiene rabo porque Ramón Rodríguez se lo ha robado.
Saint Roque's dog has no tail because Ramón Rodríguez has stolen it.

Hear a recording of this tongue twister

Tres tristes tigres tragaban trigo en tres tristes trastos en un trigal
Three sad tigers were eating wheat in three sad (lousy) dishes in a wheat field.

Parangaricutirimicuaro or Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro is a town in Mexico

Mi mamá me mima mucho.
Mum spoils me a lot.

Hear a recording of this tongue twister

El bebé bebe bebidas.
The baby drinks sodas.

Pedro Pérez Pereira, pobre pintor portugués, pinta preciosos paisajes por poco precio para poder pasar por parís.
Pedro Perez Pereira, poor Portuguese painter, he paints low cost landscapes at low price so he can pass by Paris

Pablito clavó un clavito, un clavito clavó pablito.

Hear a recording of this tongue twister

Me han dicho un dicho que han dicho que he dicho yo.
Ese dicho está mal dicho; si lo hubiera dicho yo,
estaría mejor dicho que el dicho que han dicho que he dicho yo.
I've heard a quote which they say I said.
That quote is misquoted; if I had said it,
it would be better said than the quote which they say I said.

Erre con erre: guitarra. erre con erre: barríl
Rapido ruedan los carros
por los rieles del ferrocarril
R with R: guitar. R with R: barrel
Quickly roll the cars
via the rails of the railway.

Hear a recording of this tongue twister by Liana Mirkin

Compadre, cómprame un coco.
Compadre, coco no compro,
porque el que poco coco come,
poco coco compra.
Yo como poco coco como poco coco compro.
Buddy, buy me a coconut.
Buddy, I'm not buying a coconut,
because he who eats little coconut,
buys little coconut.
As I eat little coconut, I buy little coconut.


People who have contributed to this section

If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.

Information about Spanish | Phrases | Idioms | Family words | Time | Tongue twisters | Tower of Babel | Articles | Links | Learning materials


Tongue twisters in Spanish

Tongue twisters in other languages

Multilingual pages

Phrases | Numbers | Numerals | Colours | Telling the time | Weather words | Family words | Terms of endearment | Language names | Country names | Idioms | Proverbs | Tongue twisters | Signs | UDHR | Tower of Babel | Songs | Omniglot | Seven dwarfs | Zodiac signs | Computer parts

Cheap Web Hosting