Ἄσπρη πέτρα ξέξασπρη κι ἀπ᾿ τὸν ἤλιο ξεξασπρώτερη
(Áspri pétra xéxaspri ke ap ton ílio xexaspróteri)
A white stone, very white, whiter than the sun.
Μιὰ πάπια μὰ ποιά πάπια;
(Miá pápia ma piá pápia)
A duck, but which duck?).
Η αθασιά της Αϊσές αν έχει αθάσια, ας έχει.
(I athasiá tis Aishés an éshei atháshia, as éshei)
/i aθa'ʃa t̪is à.i'ʃɛs an ɛʃi a'θaʃʲa, as ɛʃʲi/
The atheist of Aeses if he has anthrax, let him have.
Καλημέρα καμηλιέρη - Καμηλιέρη καλημέρα (Kaliméra kamiliéri kamiliéri kaliméra) Good morning camel herder, camel herder good morning
Μια τίγρη μα ποια τίγρης - Μια τίγρη με τρία τιγράκια (Miá tíyri ma piá tíyri ‘ miá tíyri me tría tiyrákia) A tiger, but which tiger, a tiger with three tiger cubs
Πέμπτη πέφτει ο πεύκος κάτω! (Pémdi péfti o péfkos káto) On a Thursday the pine tree falls down
Some tongue twisters provided by Danae Florou of Alpha Beta Greek
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